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Poverty in Medellin from human capital: layers I and II


  • German Darío Valencia Agudelo
  • Sergio Restrepo
  • Mery Tamayo


The objective of this article is to present an analysis of the incidence of human capital as a factor to reduce poverty in the city of Medellin. With this purpose in mind the existing literature about human capital was reviewed, the educational situation of the city was analyzed and a model of logistic discrimination based on the 1990 household survey by DANE was carried out.

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  • German Darío Valencia Agudelo & Sergio Restrepo & Mery Tamayo, 2000. "Poverty in Medellin from human capital: layers I and II," Grupo Microeconomía Aplicada 016, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía.
  • Handle: RePEc:lde:grupom:016

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    1. Eskeland, Gunnar S. & Jimenez, Emmanuel, 1994. "Instrumentos de politica para el control de la contaminacion en los paises en desarrollo," Lecturas de Economía, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía, issue 40, pages 215-253, Enero Jun.
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