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La formación de los economistas en América Latina

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  • Eduardo Lora
  • Hugo Nopo

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En este artículo se presenta una visión comparada de la formación de economistas en cinco países de América Latina. Para tal fin, se analizan la currícula, los libros de texto comúnmente utilizados, la dedicación de los profesores, los métodos de enseñanza, y el uso de tecnologías y herramientas computacionales. Así mismo, siguiendo el enfoque de Colander (2005), se aplica una encuesta a estudiantes de esta carrera para diseñar un perfil socioeconómico de los mismos e indagar acerca de sus actitudes y opiniones. Dentro de las regularidades encontradas para los cinco países, es de resaltar la falta de conexión entre las expectativas de los estudiantes sobre las demandas de los mercados de trabajo y las demandas efectivas de economistas por sectores de empleo.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 4648.

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Date of creation: Dec 2009
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Handle: RePEc:idb:wpaper:4648

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Keywords: Economía; enseñanza; formación; universidad;

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  1. David Colander & Hugo Nopo Key Words: Latin American economics, global economics, political economy, graduate training, Latin America, applied economics, 2007. "The Making of a Latin American Global Economist," Middlebury College Working Paper Series 0705, Middlebury College, Department of Economics.
  2. 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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  1. José Israel Bautista Ramírez & Juan Camilo Rincón Torres & David Andrés Camargo Mayorga, 2013. "Un análisis de los profesionales en Economía de la Universidad Militar Nueva Granada: mercado laboral y competencias," REVISTA FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS ECONÓMICAS, UNIVERSIDAD MILITAR NUEVA GRANADA.

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