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Postal address:Department of Economics Universidad de Chile Diagonal Paraguay 257, of 1501 Santiago - Chile
Workplace:Departamento de Economía (Department of Economics), Facultad de Economía y Negocios (Faculty of Economics and Business Management), Universidad de Chile (University of Chile), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Clases sociales y futuro del trabajo en Chile
    Documentos de Proyectos, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) Downloads
  2. Estratificación, desigualdad y pacto social en el Chile actual: evaluaciones y preferencias de la población para la política pública
    Documentos de Proyectos, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) Downloads

2022

  1. Unemployment insurance in transition and developing countries: moral hazard vs. liquidity constraints in Chile
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads

2021

  1. Clases medias en tiempos de crisis: vulnerabilidad persistente, desafíos para la cohesión y un nuevo pacto social en Chile
    Documentos de Proyectos, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Getting Teachers Back to School: Teacher Incentives and Student Outcomes
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads

2020

  1. Socioeconomic Gradients in Child Development: Evidence from a Chilean Longitudinal Study 2010 – 2017
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Spatial divisions of poverty and wealth: How much does segregation matter for educational achievement?
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality Downloads
  3. Unemployment insurance in Chile: lessons from a high inequality developing country
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads

2019

  1. The Return to Private Education: Evidence from School-to-Work Transitions
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads

2018

  1. Labor Market Returns to Student Loans
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The impact of commuting time over educational achievement: A machine learning approach
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Violence during Early Childhood and Child Development
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Wealth Disparities for Early Childhood Anthropometrics and Skills: Evidence from Chilean Longitudinal Data
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2017) Downloads

2016

  1. Effect of lengthening the school day on mother's labor supply
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Effect of Lengthening the School Day on Mother's Labor Supply, The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank (2017) Downloads View citations (2) (2017)

2013

  1. Migración y Mercado Laboral en Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Female Labor Supply and Child Care Supply in Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Inequality of Opportunities and Long Term Earnings Measures: Evidence for Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. La Excepción Chilena y las Percepciones de Género en la Participación Laboral Femenina
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Policy Regimes, Inequality, Poverty and Growth: The Chilean Experience, 1973-2010
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (10)
  5. Terremoto y sus efectos sobre el bienestar: un análisis multidimensional
    Working Papers, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad Diego Portales Downloads

2010

  1. Anti-Crime Programs: An Evaluation (and recognition) of the Plan Comuna Segura
    Working Papers, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad Diego Portales Downloads
  2. Efectos de las actividades artísticas en el desarrollo de habilidades cognitivas y no cognitivas en estudiantes vulnerables: El caso de la orquesta de Curanilahue
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The effects of lengthening the school day on female labor supply: Evidence from a quasi-experiment in Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (13)

2009

  1. Determinantes del desempeño universitario: ¿Importa la habilidad relativa?
    (University performance determinants: does relative ability matter?)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Evidence for inequality of Opportunities. A Cohort analysis for Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Evidence of neighborhood e?ects on educational performance in the chilean school voucher system
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Informal jobs and contribution to social security: Evidence from a double selection model
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  5. The Evolution of Opportunities for Children in Chile 1990-2006
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article The evolution of opportunities for children in Chile, 1990-2006, Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) (2012) Downloads (2012)
  6. Tournaments, gift exchanges, and the effect of monetary incentives for teachers: the case of Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Tournament Incentives for Teachers: Evidence from a Scaled-Up Intervention in Chile, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2012) Downloads View citations (21) (2012)

2008

  1. Encouraging Labour Force Participation in Chile
    OECD Economics Department Working Papers, OECD Publishing Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Tackling Business and Labour Informality in Chile
    OECD Economics Department Working Papers, OECD Publishing Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Child Labor And Schooling In Bolivia: Who’s Falling Behind? The Roles Of Domestic Work, Gender And Ethnicity
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article Child Labor and Schooling in Bolivia: Who's Falling Behind? The Roles of Domestic Work, Gender, and Ethnicity, World Development, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (18) (2011)
  2. Child labor and schooling in Bolivia: Who’s falling behind?
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Crecimiento Pro Pobre en Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Crecimiento pro pobre en Chile, El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica (2008) Downloads View citations (3) (2008)
  4. Descomponiendo la Desigualdad Salarial en América Latina: Una Década de Cambios
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Estudios Estadísticos, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. El papel de las redes sociales en las oportunidades económicas de las mujeres de Bolivia
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
  6. Participación Laboral Femenina en Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Poverty, inequality, and welfare in a rapid-growth economy: The Chilean experience
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  8. The Role of Social Networks in the Economic Opportunities of Bolivian Women
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2007) Downloads
  9. The role of social networks in employment outcomes of Bolivian women
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  10. When schools are the ones that choose: the effect of screening in Chile
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article When Schools Are the Ones that Choose: The Effects of Screening in Chile, Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association (2010) Downloads View citations (19) (2010)

2005

  1. Dinámica de la Pobreza y Movilidad Relativa de los ingresos: Chile 1996 - 2001
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads

2004

  1. Child labor in Bolivia: schooling, gender and ethnic groups
    Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Distribution of power within the household and child health
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (48)
  2. Functional Literacy and Job Opportunities
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Political-Economic Regime and the Wage Curve: Evidence from Chile, 1957-96
    SCEPA working paper series., Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Political-Economic Regime and the Wage Curve: Evidence from Chile, 1957-96, International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2004) Downloads View citations (19) (2004)
  4. Poverty and Inequality in Chile 1990-1998: Learning from Microeconomic Simulations
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads
  5. Programas antidelincuencia: Evaluando Comuna Segura
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Vouchers, School Choice and the Access to Higher Education
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2002) Downloads View citations (13)

1999

  1. Los activos y recursos de la población pobre en América Latina: El caso de Chile
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (1999) Downloads

Journal Articles

2024

  1. Socioeconomic Disparities for Early Childhood Anthropometrics and Vocabulary and Socio-emotional Skills: Dynamic Evidence from Chilean Longitudinal Data
    Population Research and Policy Review, 2024, 43, (1), 1-28 Downloads

2022

  1. Negative teacher–student and student–student relationships are associated with school dropout: Evidence from a large-scale longitudinal study in Chile
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2022, 91, (C) Downloads
  2. The consequences of exclusionary discipline on school dropout: Evidence from Chile
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2022, 95, (C) Downloads
  3. The effects of mass migration on the academic performance of native students. Evidence from Chile
    Economics of Education Review, 2022, 91, (C) Downloads View citations (1)

2020

  1. Harsh parenting during early childhood and child development
    Economics & Human Biology, 2020, 36, (C) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Labor Market Returns to Student Loans for University: Evidence from Chile
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2020, 38, (4), 959 - 1007 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The effect of the integration of students with special educational needs: Evidence from Chile
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2020, 74, (C) Downloads View citations (3)

2019

  1. Is home overcrowding a significant factor in children’s academic performance? Evidence from Latin America
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2019, 67, (C), 1-17 Downloads
  2. Sexual Orientation and Labor Force Participation: Findings from Chile and Uruguay
    Feminist Economics, 2019, 25, (2), 90-115 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The impact of art-education on human Capital: An empirical assessment of a youth orchestra
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2019, 71, (C) Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Effect of Lengthening the School Day on Mother's Labor Supply
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2017, 31, (3), 747-766 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Effect of lengthening the school day on mother's labor supply, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2016) Downloads View citations (5) (2016)
  2. Inequality of Opportunities at Early Ages: Evidence from Chile
    Journal of Development Studies, 2017, 53, (10), 1748-1764 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Self‐Employment and Queues for Wage Work: Evidence from Chile
    Journal of International Development, 2017, 29, (4), 473-499 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. ‘Neighbourhood effects’ on children's educational achievement in Chile: The effects of inequality and polarization
    Environment and Planning A, 2017, 49, (11), 2595-2618 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Bullying, identity and school performance: Evidence from Chile
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2016, 51, (C), 147-162 Downloads View citations (5)

2015

  1. Determinants of early child development in Chile: Health, cognitive and demographic factors
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2015, 40, (C), 217-230 Downloads View citations (9)

2014

  1. Improving the Measurement of the Relationship between Opportunities and Income: Evidence from Longitudinal Data from Chile
    Development Policy Review, 2014, 32, (2), 219-237 Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Chile: evolución de las oportunidades para los niños, 1990-2006
    Revista CEPAL, 2012 Downloads
  2. The evolution of opportunities for children in Chile, 1990-2006
    Revista CEPAL, 2012 Downloads
    See also Working Paper The Evolution of Opportunities for Children in Chile 1990-2006, Working Papers (2009) Downloads (2009)
  3. Tournament Incentives for Teachers: Evidence from a Scaled-Up Intervention in Chile
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2012, 61, (1), 219 - 246 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper Tournaments, gift exchanges, and the effect of monetary incentives for teachers: the case of Chile, Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (7) (2009)

2011

  1. Anti-Crime Programs: An Evaluation of the Comuna Segura Program
    Estudios de Economia, 2011, 38, (2 Year 2011), 369-392 Downloads
  2. Child Labor and Schooling in Bolivia: Who's Falling Behind? The Roles of Domestic Work, Gender, and Ethnicity
    World Development, 2011, 39, (4), 588-599 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper Child Labor And Schooling In Bolivia: Who’s Falling Behind? The Roles Of Domestic Work, Gender And Ethnicity, Working Papers (2007) Downloads (2007)
  3. Desigualdad salarial en América Latina: una década de cambios
    Revista CEPAL, 2011 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The determinants of labour force participation and employment in Chile
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (21), 2765-2776 Downloads View citations (12)
  5. Wage inequality in Latin America: a decade of changes
    Revista CEPAL, 2011 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Cultural Factors in Women's Labor Force Participation in Chile
    Feminist Economics, 2010, 16, (2), 27-46 Downloads View citations (36)
  2. When Schools Are the Ones that Choose: The Effects of Screening in Chile
    Social Science Quarterly, 2010, 91, (5), 1349-1368 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper When schools are the ones that choose: the effect of screening in Chile, Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (6) (2007)

2008

  1. Crecimiento pro pobre en Chile
    El Trimestre Económico, 2008, LXXV (4), (300), 931-944 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Crecimiento Pro Pobre en Chile, Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (1) (2007)

2007

  1. Refuerzo escolar para niños pobres: ¿Funciona?
    El Trimestre Económico, 2007, LXXIV (1), (293), 123-159 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Self-Employment in Chile, long run trends and education and age structures changes
    Estudios de Economia, 2007, 34, (2 Year 2007), 203-247 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. En busca del oro ¿Qué determina el éxito en competencias deportivas internacionales?
    El Trimestre Económico, 2006, LXXIII (2), (290), 241-263 Downloads

2005

  1. Female labour force participation in greater santiago, Chile: 1957-1997. A synthetic cohort analysis
    Journal of International Development, 2005, 17, (2), 169-186 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. ¿Estimando el retorno a la educación o a los no observables?: evidencia de datos de panel
    Estudios de Economia, 2005, 32, (2 Year 2005), 187-199 Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. Political-Economic Regime and the Wage Curve: Evidence from Chile, 1957-96
    International Review of Applied Economics, 2004, 18, (2), 151-165 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper Political-Economic Regime and the Wage Curve: Evidence from Chile, 1957-96, SCEPA working paper series. (2002) Downloads View citations (4) (2002)

2003

  1. Chilean labor market efficiency: an earning frontier approach
    Estudios de Economia, 2003, 30, (1 Year 2003), 87-102 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Poverty and Inequality in a Rapid Growth Economy: Chile 1990-96
    Journal of Development Studies, 2003, 39, (3), 181-200 Downloads View citations (22)
  3. Water Subsidy Policies: A Comparison of the Chilean and Colombian Schemes
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (3), 391-407 View citations (25)

2002

  1. Desigualdad Educacional en Chile: Geografía y Dependencia
    Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, 2002, 39, (118), 395-421 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Explaining Wage Inequality in Chile: Does Education Really Matter?
    Journal of Income Distribution, 2002, 11, (1-2), 3-3 Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction by Region: Chile 1990‐96
    Development Policy Review, 2001, 19, (3), 291-302 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Poverty and Income Distribution in Chile: 1987-1998 New Evidence
    Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, 2001, 38, (114), 191-208 Downloads View citations (18)

2000

  1. Does Gender and Birth Order Matter When Parents Specialize in Child's Nutrition? Evidence from Chile
    Journal of Applied Economics, 2000, 3, (2), 353-386 Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Journal of Applied Economics, 2000, 3, 353-386 (2000) Downloads View citations (12)

1999

  1. Activos y recursos de la población pobre en Chile
    El Trimestre Económico, 1999, 66 (3), (263), 459-500 View citations (1)
  2. Asignación de Recursos en los Hogares Pobres de Chile
    Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, 1999, 36, (108), 727-760 Downloads View citations (6)

Books

2006

  1. Women at Work: Challenges for Latin America
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (9)

2001

  1. Portrait of the Poor: An Assets-Based Approach
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (5)
 
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