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Movilidad de la enseñanza intergeneracional y condiciones macro y políticas de enseñanza en América Latina

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  • Nancy Birdsall
  • Jere R. Behrman
  • Miguel Székely

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(Disponible en idioma inglés únicamente) Los efectos de las reformas de mercado y de políticas sobre la pobreza y la desigualdad en América Latina han sido motivo de considerable preocupación. La región sigue exhibiendo desigualdades de ingresos relativamente grandes. Dos sociedades distintas con la misma distribución del ingreso pueden tener niveles distintos de seguridad social porque tienen grados distintos de movilidad social. A la fecha es poca la atención que se le ha dado a la cuantificación de la movilidad social en la región. La escolaridad se considera un mecanismo importante a través del cual se realiza la movilidad social intergeneracional. En este trabajo se analiza la validez del vínculo entre la extracción familiar y la educación de los hijos y si la fortaleza de dicho vínculo guarda o no relación con algunas variables educacionales importantes a los niveles macro y agregado.

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  • Nancy Birdsall & Jere R. Behrman & Miguel Székely, 1998. "Movilidad de la enseñanza intergeneracional y condiciones macro y políticas de enseñanza en América Latina," Research Department Publications 4145, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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