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Desempleo e Inactividad Juvenil en Chile

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  • Fernando Coloma

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    (Instituto de Economía)

  • Bernardita Vial

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    (Instituto de Economía)

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This article analyzes the occupational and educational choices among males in the 18-24 age group in Chile. The decision to work, for those who do not study, is analyzed jointly with the decision to study, in order to avoid selection bias. Results confirm

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 40 (2003)
Issue (Month): 119 ()
Pages: 149-171

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Keywords: Young unemployment; human capital; educational choice; self selection; Chile;

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