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Habilidades Cognitivas: Transmision Intergeneracional Por Niveles Socioeconomicos
[Cognitive Abilities: Intergenerational Transmission by Socioeconomic Levels]

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  • Mayer Foulkes, David
  • Lopez Olivo, Maria Fernanda
  • Servan Mori, Edson

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Resumen: Un modelo switching aplicado a información de la encuesta ENNViH 2002 evidencia diferencias significativas en la formación de habilidad cognitiva infantil através de los estratos sociales mexicanos. Un pequeño conjunto de variables de política pública y de características económicas de la localidad detecta un importante gradiente y variaciones en los determinantes familiares de la habilidad cognitiva infantil. Los niños de estratos sociales bajos adquieren una menor habilidad cognitiva, y dependen de la satisfacción de necesidades más básicas, que los de niveles mas altos. En los estratos bajos los coeficientes son consistentes con la existencia de restricciones de riqueza, que impiden una inversión óptima en el desarrollo infantil.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 7180.

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Keywords: habilidades cognitivas; desigualdad; intergeneracional; politica publica; cognitive ability; inequality; intergenerational; public policy; switching;

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