EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Details about Sergio Urzua

Homepage:http://www.econ.umd.edu/faculty/profiles/urzua
Postal address:3115C Tydings Hall Department of Economics University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Maryland, (more information at EDIRC)

Access statistics for papers by Sergio Urzua.

Last updated 2018-12-04. Update your information in the RePEc Author Service.

Short-id: pur49


Jump to Journal Articles Books

Working Papers

2018

  1. Should I Stay or Should I Go?: Career Choices for Young Workers in Latin America
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
  2. The Transmission of Commodity Price Super-Cycles
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. Demand Shocks and Labor Market Dynamics: Firm Level Responses to a Commodity Boom
    2017 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  2. The Children of the Missed Pill
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Employment in Brazil
    Research Department working papers, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica Downloads

2015

  1. Bullying among Adolescents: The Role of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Returns to Higher Education in Chile and Colombia
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Effect of Mandated Child Care on Female Wages in Chile
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Education, Health and Wages
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (19)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. One Size does not Fit All: Multiple Dimensions of Ability, College Attendance and Wages
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2013

  1. Education, Birth Order, and Family Size
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Heterogeneous Economic Returns to Postsecondary Degrees: Evidence from Chile
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2016)
  3. Loans for Higher Education: Does the Dream Come True?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The Long-term Effects of Early Lead Exposure: Evidence from a case of Environmental Negligence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2012

  1. Higher education dropouts, access to credit, and labor market outcomes: Evidence from Chile
    2012 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  2. The Labor Market Return to an Attractive Face: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2013)

2011

  1. Ability, Schooling Choices and Gender Labor Market Discrimination: Evidence for Chile
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2008) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. An Experimental Study of Labor Market Discrimination: Gender, Social Class and Neighborhood in Chile
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2008) Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Is There Labor Market Discrimination among Professionals in Chile?: Lawyers, Doctors and Businesspeople
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2008) Downloads
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads
  4. The Impact of Out-of-Home Childcare Centers on Early Childhood Development
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Comparing IV with structural models: what simple IV can and cannot identify
    CeMMAP working papers, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (60)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (20)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (31)
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin (2009) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2010)
  2. Distance to School and Competition in the Chilean Schooling System
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. Early endowments, education, and health
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Testing the correlated random coefficient model
    CeMMAP working papers, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2010)
  5. The effects of educational choices on labor market, health, and social outcomes
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (43)

2009

  1. Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (245)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (238)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2006)

2008

  1. Discriminación en el mercado laboral entre profesionales de Chile. Abogados, Médicos y gente de negocios
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
  2. Discriminación en el mercado laboral por habilidades, educación escolar y género en Chile
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
  3. Estudio experimental de discriminación de mercado de trabajo: Sexo, clase social y vecindario en Chile
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads
  4. INSTRUMENTAL VARIABLES IN MODELS WITH MULTIPLE OUTCOMES: THE GENERAL UNORDERED CASE
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Annals of Economics and Statistics (2008)

2007

  1. An Experimental Study About Labor Market Discrimination: Gender, Social Class And Neighborhood
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: An application in breast cancer patients
    Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York Downloads View citations (19)

2006

  1. The Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes and Social Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (928)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2006)

2002

  1. Poverty and Inequality in Chile 1990-1998: Learning from Microeconomic Simulations
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads

Journal Articles

2017

  1. One Size Does Not Fit All: Multiple Dimensions of Ability, College Attendance, and Earnings
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35, (4), 953 - 991 Downloads View citations (3)

2016

  1. Heterogeneous Economic Returns to Post-Secondary Degrees: Evidence from Chile
    Journal of Human Resources, 2016, 51, (2), 416-460 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Implementing factor models for unobserved heterogeneity in Stata
    Stata Journal, 2016, 16, (1), 197-228 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Early Exposure to Hazardous Waste and Academic Achievement: Evidence from a Case of Environmental Negligence
    Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2015, 2, (4), 527 - 563 Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. El efecto del Instituto Nacional: evidencia a partir de un diseño de regresión discontinua
    Estudios Públicos, 2014, (133), 37-68 Downloads

2013

  1. El retorno económico de la educación media técnico profesional en Chile
    Estudios Públicos, 2013, (129), 1-48 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The labor market return to an attractive face: Evidence from a field experiment
    Economics Letters, 2013, 118, (1), 170-172 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. La demanda y oferta de educación temprana en Chile
    Estudios Públicos, 2012, (126), 45-86 Downloads
  2. La rentabilidad de la educación superior en Chile: revisión de las bases de 30 años de políticas públicas
    Estudios Públicos, 2012, (125), 2-52 Downloads
  3. The Effects of Participation in Public Child Care Centers: Evidence from Chile
    Journal of Human Capital, 2012, 6, (1), 1 - 34 Downloads View citations (16)

2010

  1. Comparing IV with structural models: What simple IV can and cannot identify
    Journal of Econometrics, 2010, 156, (1), 27-37 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Testing the correlated random coefficient model
    Journal of Econometrics, 2010, 158, (2), 177-203 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. The Education-Health Gradient
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 234-38 Downloads View citations (103)

2009

  1. MEASURING THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION: LINKING CONTRACT THEORY TO ECONOMETRIC POLICY EVALUATION
    Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2009, 13, (S2), 268-316 Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Instrumental Variables in Models with Multiple Outcomes: The General Unordered Case
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2008, (91-92), 151-174 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Racial Labor Market Gaps: The Role of Abilities and Schooling Choices
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (4) Downloads View citations (19)

2007

  1. Use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: an application to treatments of breast cancer patients
    Health Economics, 2007, 16, (11), 1133-1157 Downloads View citations (57)

2006

  1. The Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes and Social Behavior
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, 24, (3), 411-482 Downloads View citations (1002)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88, (3), 389-432 Downloads View citations (291)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

Books

2017

  1. At a Crossroads
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Disconnected: Skills, Education, and Employment in Latin America
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (11)

2011

  1. Discrimination in Latin America: An Economic Perspective
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
 
Page updated 2019-10-19