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Desempeño educativo de los estudiantes en Argentina: Una mirada a la desigualdad de oportunidades del sistema educativo a partir de su medición y descomposición

Monserrat Serio
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Monserrat Serio: Universidad Nacional de Cuyo

No 86, Working Papers from Red Nacional de Investigadores en Economía (RedNIE)

Abstract: This paper analyzes the inequality of opportunity in education among students from Argentina. We examine the student’s achievement in mathematics and reading. We use Aprender assessment database and we estimate a counterfactual distribution of educational outcomes conditional to the students’ circumstances and we compute inequality of opportunity indexes. The results suggest that educational inequality is low but a relevant proportion of this inequality is related to circumstances. Indeed, inequality of opportunity accounts for up to 30 percent of the inequality in educational outcomes. The most relevant circumstances shares are the socioeconomic level and the parent’s education.

Keywords: desigualdad de oportunidades; educación; Argentina (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D30 I24 I31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 32 pages
Date: 2021-09
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