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Sheepskin effects by cohorts in Colombia

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  • Jhon James Mora
  • Juan Muro

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss sheepskin effects in Colombia based on repeated cross-section or pseudo panel data using cohorts in seven larges cities in Colombia. Design/methodology/approach – A Pseudo Panel Data methodology is used as the basis for determining and testing sheepskin effects using labor market microdata in Colombia in the time period from 1996 to 2000. Findings – Empirical evidence suggests that there are additional salary increases of 14 percent for individuals who hold a secondary degree and approximately 26 percent for holders of university degrees in Colombia. Originality/value – Testing sheepskin effects based on pseudo panel data using cohorts.

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Article provided by Emerald Group Publishing in its journal International Journal of Manpower.

Volume (Year): 29 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 111-121

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Handle: RePEc:eme:ijmpps:v:29:y:2008:i:2:p:111-121

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Keywords: Bias; Colombia; Selection;

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  1. Jhon James Mora, 2008. "Sobre-educación en el mercado laboral colombiano," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 10(19), pages 293-309, July-Dece.
  2. José Joaquín Brunner, 2013. "The Rationale for Higher Education Investment in Ibero-America," OECD Development Centre Working Papers 319, OECD Publishing.
  3. Jhon James Mora & Juan Muro, 2014. "On the size of sheepskin effects: A meta-analysis," Alcamentos 1401, Universidad de Alcalá, Departamento de Economía..
  4. Cecilia Albert Verdú & Carlos Giovanni González Espitia & Jhon James Mora Rodríguez, 2013. "Determinantes de la demanda de educación universitaria en Colombia, 1980-2010," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 15(29), pages 169-194, July-Dece.
  5. O’Mahony, Mary & Pastor, José Manuel & Peng, Fei & Serrano, Lorenzo & Hernández, Laura, 2012. "Output growth in the post‐compulsory education sector: the European experience," MPRA Paper 44016, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Jhon James Mora & María Paola Ulloa, 2011. "Calidad del empleo en las principales ciudades colombianas y endogeneidad de la educación," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 13(25), pages 163-177, July-Dece.
  7. Mora Rodriguez, Jhon James & Muro, Juan, 2012. "Consistent estimation of pseudo panels in the presence of selection bias," Economics Discussion Papers 2012-26, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  8. Jhon James Mora & Juan Muro, 2007. "Diploma earning differences by gender in Colombia," Alcamentos 0802, Universidad de Alcalá, Departamento de Economía., revised 2008.
  9. Juan Tomás Sayago Gómez, 2014. "The spatial agglomeration of educated people in Colombia," REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA, UN - RCE - CID.

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