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Aspectos Regionales de la Movilidad Social y la Igualdad de Oportunidades en Colombia

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  • Luis Armando Galvis-Aponte

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  • Adolfo Meisel-Roca

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El objetivo de la presente investigación es estudiar la movilidad social en Colombia en el ámbito regional. Colombia tiene uno de los más altos índices de concentración del ingreso en el mundo y amplias disparidades económicas a nivel regional, que han sido persistentes en el tiempo. En este trabajo se estudia uno de los factores determinantes de dicha persistencia: baja movilidad social de las generaciones. Los resultados confirman los bajos niveles de movilidad intergeneracional en la educación, aunque se reportan mejorías. Además, se encuentra también una fuerte asociación entre el ingreso de una región y el grado de movilidad social. También, hay una correlación negativa y significativa entre el grado de desigualdad en los ingresos de una región y el grado de movilidad social. Esta investigación representa un primer esfuerzo por relacional las condiciones de movilidad social con las de desigualdad, avanzando en el estudio de la transmisión intergeneracional de las desigualdades en Colombia.

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  • Luis Armando Galvis-Aponte & Adolfo Meisel-Roca, 2016. "Aspectos Regionales de la Movilidad Social y la Igualdad de Oportunidades en Colombia," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO, vol. 17(2), pages 257-297, February.
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    1. Luis Armando Galvis-Aponte, 2015. "La eficiencia del gasto público en educación en Colombia," REVISTA ECONOMÍA & REGIÓN, UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE BOLÍVAR, vol. 9(2), pages 75-97, December.
    2. Lina Marcela Moyano & Luis Armando Galvis, 2014. "¿Oportunidades para el futuro?: la movilidad social de los adolescentes en Colombia," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO SOBRE ECONOMÍA REGIONAL Y URBANA 012382, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ECONOMÍA REGIONAL.
    3. Luis Armando Galvis, 2014. "Eficiencia en el uso de los recursos del SGP: los casos de la salud y la educación," Documentos de trabajo sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 207, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    4. Ramírez, Jorge & Avellaneda, Claudia & Pineda, Katerine, 2014. "Estimación del Índice de Desarrollo Humano ajustado para los departamentos colombianos," REVISTA LECTURAS DE ECONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTIOQUIA - CIE, issue 83, pages 135-160, November.

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    Keywords

    movilidad social; desigualdad de oportunidades;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion

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