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Subsidios en educación básica y media en Bogotá: progresividad y mercado

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  • Luis Fernando Gamboa

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    (Universidad del Rosario)

  • José Alberto Guerra

    ()
    (Universidad del Rosario)

  • Manuel Ramírez

    ()
    (Universidad del Rosario)

Abstract

Information about public education in Bogotá is used in this article to evaluate the redistributive impact of subsidies using incidence analysis on income and expenditure by levels of strata and localities. Results indicate that education subsidies and new public policies have had strong progressive impacts on the income and expenditure of the poorest households in Bogotá, implying reductions both in poverty and inequality, regardless of the methodology used to calculate the subsidy.

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Article provided by Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía in its journal Revista de Economía Institucional.

Volume (Year): 10 (2008)
Issue (Month): 18 (January-June)
Pages: 287-312

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Handle: RePEc:rei:ecoins:v:10:y:2008:i:18:p:287-312

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  1. Jenkins, Stephen P & Lambert, Peter J, 1997. "Three 'I's of Poverty Curves, with an Analysis of UK Poverty Trends," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 49(3), pages 317-27, July.
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  1. Mauricio García Villegas & Laura Quiroz López, 2011. "Apartheid educativo. Educación, desigualdad e inmovilidad social en Bogotá," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 13(25), pages 137-162, July-Dece.

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