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Determinantes del crecimiento poblacional de los municipios colombianos 1951- 1993


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  • Luz Helena González Nieto


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    Este trabajo estudia los determinantes de la tasa de crecimiento de la poblaci�n de los municipios colombianos observada entre 1951 y 1993. En las estimaciones realizadas usando m�nimos cuadrados ordinarios se encuentra que una de las medidas de capital humano, la proporci�n de la poblaci�n que sabe leer y escribir, es uno de los determinantes m�s importantes del crecimiento de la poblaci�n. Adicionalmente, los municipios que en 1951 no suministraban a sus habitantes los servicios p�blicos b�sicos presentan menor crecimiento. La variable geogr�fica que m�s influye en el crecimiento de la poblaci�n es el porcentaje de terreno plano del municipio y los resultados obtenidos confirman que, durante el periodo estudiado, la poblaci�n colombiana migro hacia los municipios con altura inferior al promedio nacional

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    Paper provided by UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA - BOGOTÁ in its series DOCUMENTOS DE ECONOMÍA with number 004238.

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    Date of creation: 29 Aug 2007
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