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Baja movilidad social en Bolivia:causas y consecuencias para el desarrollo

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  • Andersen, Lykke E.

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    (Universidad Católica Boliviana)

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El presente documento investiga la movilidad social en Bolivia y discute sus implicaciones en la reducción de la pobreza y crecimiento económico de largo plazo. Regresiones con base en la información de las encuestas de hogares muestran que la movilidad social es muy baja en Bolivia, inclusive con respecto a estándares latinoamericanos. Esto se debe principalmente a un sistema inadecuado de educación pública, a la elevada corrupción, a una conformación selectiva de parejas y a una insuficiente migración rural-urbana.Como consecuencia de ello, la pobreza tiende a ser persistente en el tiempo. Más aún, una baja movilidad social implica tanto un uso ineficiente del talento innato como pobres incentivos para el trabajo y el estudio, lo que impide que la economía boliviana alcance su tasa de crecimiento potencial.

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Article provided by Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas (IISEC), Universidad Católica Boliviana in its journal Revista Latinoamericana de Desarrollo Economico.

Volume (Year): (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 (Septiembre)
Pages: 11-36

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Handle: RePEc:ris:revlde:1706

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  1. Barja Daza, Gover & Monterrey Arce, Javier & Villarroel Böhrt, Sergio, 2006. "Bolivia: Impact of shocks and poverty policy on household welfare," Revista Latinoamericana de Desarrollo Economico, Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas (IISEC), Universidad Católica Boliviana, issue 6, pages 63-123, Abril.

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