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Rendimientos privados y sociales de la educación en México

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  • Fernando Barceinas Paredes

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    (Departamento de Economía, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco)

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    This paper analyses the relationship etween earnings and education in Mexico through the estimation of public and private rates of return to education. The data base used were the Household Budget Survey 1994 and 1996. The relationship was accomplished by several methods –direct, mincerian earning function and IRR– and by functional forms –utilizing years of schooling or qualification and controlling or not working hours. The conclusion is that by using the IRR method and qualification functional form the best results are obtained. Among the most significant results it is remarkable the return of 14% for men and 15% for women and a mayor return of high school.

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    Article provided by in its journal Economia Mexicana NUEVA EPOCA.

    Volume (Year): XI (2002)
    Issue (Month): 2 (July-December)
    Pages: 333-390

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    Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:11:y:2002:i:2:p:333-390

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    Keywords: earning function; rates of return to education; human capital and internal return rate;

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    Cited by:
    1. Edna Maria Villarreal Peralta, 2010. "Evolución histórica de los rendimientos educativos en México: 1987-2009," Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación volume 5, in: María Jesús Mancebón-Torrubia & Domingo P. Ximénez-de-Embún & José María Gómez-Sancho & Greg (ed.), Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación 5, edition 1, volume 5, chapter 11, pages 223-244 Asociación de Economía de la Educación.

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