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    • Commodity Prices Shocks and Poverty in Chile 

      Álvarez Espinoza, Roberto; García Marín, Álvaro; Ilabaca, Sebastián (Elsevier, 2018)
      This paper examines the local economic impact on poverty of large increases in metal-mining products prices in Chile. Using household data from 1998 to 2009, and exploiting differences in municipalities’ exposure to ...
    • Constitutional rights and education: An international comparative study 

      Edwards, Sebastian; García Marín, Álvaro (Elsevier, 2015)
      We investigate whether the inclusion of educational rights in political constitutions affects the quality of education. We rely on data for 61 countries that participated in the 2012 PISA tests. Our results are strong and ...