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Crecimiento Pro Pobre en Chile

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  • Dante Contreras
  • Ryan Cooper
  • Christopher Neilson

Abstract

Utilizando datos de panel para el periodo 1996-2001 y datos de corte transversal para los años 1990 y 2003, este artículo evalúa si el crecimiento en Chile ha sido “pro pobre”. Se emplean dos estrategias. Primero se estima la “Curva de Incidencia del Crecimiento” y luego se estima paramétrica y no paramétricamente la relación entre el ingreso per capita de los hogares en 1996 y el cambio en el ingreso 1996- 2001. Los resultados indican que el crecimiento ha incidido significativamente en la reducción de pobreza en el periodo. Por otra parte, existe evidencia débil de convergencia entre ricos y pobres.

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  • Dante Contreras & Ryan Cooper & Christopher Neilson, 2007. "Crecimiento Pro Pobre en Chile," Working Papers wp239, University of Chile, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:udc:wpaper:wp239
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    1. Bentancor, A. & Modrego, F. & Berdegué, J., 2008. "Crecimiento y Distribución del Ingreso como Determinantes de la Reducción de la Pobreza en Comunas Rurales de Chile," Working papers 014, Rimisp Latin American Center for Rural Development.
    2. Jaime Ruiz-Tagle, 2007. "Forecasting wage inequality," Estudios de Economia, University of Chile, Department of Economics, vol. 34(2 Year 20), pages 141-162, December.
    3. Francisco Parro & Loreto Reyes, 2017. "The rise and fall of income inequality in Chile," Latin American Economic Review, Springer;Centro de Investigaciòn y Docencia Económica (CIDE), vol. 26(1), pages 1-31, December.
    4. Bronfman, Javier & Floro, Maria, 2014. "How well has the Social Protection Scheme Reduced Vulnerability in Chile?," MPRA Paper 63255, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Crecimiento Pro Pobre; Convergencia; Métodos no paramétricos.;

    JEL classification:

    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

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