La Formación de los Economistas en America Latina
AbstractThis paper presents a comparative view of the training of economists in Latin America, analyzing curricula, commonly utilized textbooks, professors’ time-commitments, teaching methods, and the use of technologies and computational tools. Also, following the approach of Colander (2005), the paper presents the results of a survey of Economics students, creating a socioeconomic profile of them and examining their attitudes and opinions. Among the regularities found for the five countries, it is particularly notable the lack of connection between students’ expectations regarding job market demand for economists and the actual demand by employment sectors. JEL Classification: A22
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Ilades-Georgetown University, Universidad Alberto Hurtado/School of Economics and Bussines in its journal Revista de Analisis Economico.
Volume (Year): 24 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (Diciembre)
Other versions of this item:
- Eduardo Lora & Hugo R. Ñopo, 2009. "La Formación de los Economistas en América Latina," IDB Publications 7558, Inter-American Development Bank.
- Eduardo Lora & Hugo Nopo, 2009. "La formación de los economistas en América Latina," Research Department Publications 4648, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
- A22 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Undergraduate
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- Suzanne Duryea & Sebastian Galiani & Hugo Ñopo & Claudia Piras, 2007.
"The Educational Gender Gap in Latin America and the Caribbean,"
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- Suzanne Duryea & Sebastián Galiani & Claudia Piras & Hugo R. Ñopo, 2007. "The Educational Gender Gap in Latin America and the Caribbean," IDB Publications 6721, Inter-American Development Bank.
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