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Subsidios de Educación: Impacto en la Migración y Convergencia Regional

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  • Gonzalo Duran

    (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

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: During the last couple of decades, the migratory movements in Chile have been minimum, regions are far from achieving match in the per capìta income, situation that would give persistence to the regional inequity. According to studies, in 52 years, half of the gap between a rich and a poor region would be closed. What generates this apparent motionless? a possible explanation, are the education subsidies, those act like an anchor element. The subject is covered using an enlarged specification of the Harris and Todaro’s model (1970), working trough cross section estimations.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Public Economics with number 0512007.

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Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 07 Dec 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwppe:0512007

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Keywords: Migration; Convergence; Education Subsidies.;

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