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Oportunidades educativas y características familiares en Colombia: un análisis por cohortes

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  • Carlos Giovanni González Espitia
  • Jhon James Mora Rodríguez
  • Andrés Felipe Cuadros Meñaca

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En este artículo se analiza la relación entre las características familiares y el acceso a la educación posobligatoria (media y superior) en Colombia. Para ello, se estima un Modelo Probit ordenado generalizado usando siete cohortes con los datos de la Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (GEIH) para el periodo 2008-2012. Los principales resultados econométricos muestran que características como la educación de los padres y la situación laboral de estos están correlacionadas con el aumento en la probabilidad de demandar educación posobligatoria en Colombia. Otros resultados muestran que existen diferencias estadisticamente significativas por ingresos, por cohortes y por género que agravan la desigualdad en las oportunidades educativas.

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  • Carlos Giovanni González Espitia & Jhon James Mora Rodríguez & Andrés Felipe Cuadros Meñaca, 2014. "Oportunidades educativas y características familiares en Colombia: un análisis por cohortes," Revista de Economía del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario, June.
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    Educación; igualdad de oportunidades; Probit ordenado generalizado;
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    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality

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