Economic Residential Segregation and Educational Achievements: Evidence from Chile
Using a database from Chile, we have tested empirically the effects of economic residential segregation on educational achievements. Our hypothesis is based on literatureâ€™s findings about segregationâ€™s negative impact on individualsâ€™ well being. We found that segregation has negative impacts. This result would have interesting policy implications and goes in the opposite directions of those investigationsâ€™ findings, which indicate that segregation has just negligible effects. Keywords: Segregation, Education, Selection Bias JEL codes: R20, R29
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