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La desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe

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  • Ricardo Hausmann
  • Miguel Székely

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(Disponible en idioma inglés) En este trabajo se cuantifica la movilidad social observando la medida en la que los antecedentes familiares determinan el éxito socioeconómico. Se propone un índice de movilidad social para países en desarrollo basado en la correlación de brechas académicas entre hermanos. .

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  • Ricardo Hausmann & Miguel Székely, 1999. "La desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe," Research Department Publications 4159, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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