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¿Es rentable la decisión de estudiar en Colombia?

  • Carlos Felipe Prada


En este artículo se estudia la dinámica de los retornos de la educación en Colombia entre 1985 y 2000. La metodología econométrica incluye una ecuación de salarios con splines lineales y regresiones por percentiles (RP). Se muestra que los retornos varían a través de diferentes niveles de escolaridad; así, los retornos son altos con educación universitaria; también, como se esperaba, con educación postuniversitaria se tienen retornos altos en algunos años de la muestra. La evidencia proporcionada por RP muestra un comportamiento cíclico del salario real; además, esta metodología también muestra una distribución condicional heterogénea del salario.

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Volume (Year): 24 (2006)
Issue (Month): 51 (June)
Pages: 226-323

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Handle: RePEc:col:000107:003806
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