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    • Does mother's education matter in child's health? Evidence from South Africa 

      Medrano, Patricia; Rodríguez, Catherine; Villa, Edgar (The Economic Society of South Africa, 2008-12)
      This paper studies the effect that mother's education as knowledge has on child health using height for age as health measure. Using cross sectional data from de 1993 South Africa Integrated Household Survey, and health ...
    • Evidence of neighborhood effects on educational performance in the chilean school voucher system 

      Medrano, Patricia; Contreras Guajardo, Dante (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
      This paper uses alternative measures of neighborhood quality to study its impact on student performance in school. The Chilean voucher-based education system allows us to test separately for neighborhood and traditional ...