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    • Competencia y participación privada: la experiencia Chilena en educación 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2004)
      El artículo revisa críticamente la literatura empírica respecto del impacto de la competencia y participación de privados sobre los resultados de la educación chilena. El artículo identifica períodos de acuerdo a la ...
    • Distribución de Ingresos en Chile: 1958 – 2001 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2001)
      This article studies the household income distribution and its immediate determinants in the chilean economy. The analysis is based in two data sources: the employment survey of University of Chile (1958-2001) and the ...
    • Elementos para una reforma del sistema de crédito estudiantil en Chile 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2002)
      Este artículo identifica los problemas en el actual sistema de créditos para la educación superior en Chile, para luego discutir los elementos que debe incluir una reforma en la materia y que posibilite un desarrollo más ...
    • Evidence for Inequality of Opportunities. A Cohort Analysis for Chile 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo; Puentes Encina, Esteban; Rau Binder, Tomás (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
      In this paper we estimate the impact of inequality of opportunity on inequality of income in the Chilean economy. We focus on the distribution of individual labor income. It is found that the share of overall inequality ...
    • Fertility trends in Chile 1960-2003 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007)
      The objective of this study is to characterize the fertility trends in Chile in recent decades, and identify the main factors underlying them. This study is based on an in-depth analysis of the available data: the population ...
    • Functional literacy and job opportunities 

      Bravo Urrutia, David; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2002)
      The first time in which the International Adult Literacy Survey was carried out in a developing country was in 1998 in Chile. The survey measures the effective skills of the population over 15 years of age in the ...
    • Inequality of Opportunities and Long Term Earnings Measures: Evidence for Chile 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo; Puentes Encina, Esteban; Rau Binder, Tomás (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2012)
      In this paper we assess the sensitivity of measures of inequality of opportunity to long-term earnings data. We compare indicators using four and seven year earnings with indicators that use the most commonly available ...
    • Inequality of Opportunities in the Educational Attainment of Chilean Students. 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo; Telias, Amanda (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2010)
      This study measures the contribution of inequality of opportunities on the educational attainment of Chilean students, captured through the SIMCE test scores. For this, it employs a recently introduced methodology that ...
    • Labor Market Participation of Women in Chile 1958-2003 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007)
      The purpose of the study is to analyze the trends in the labor market participation of women between 1958 and 2003. Two main sources of primary data are used: the Employment Survey of the University of Chile, which ...
    • Qué puede esperarse de la política social en Chile 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007)
      El artículo presenta y analiza la política social en Chile. La discusión del documento gira en torno a cuatro objetivos de equidad social: la superación de la pobreza, la reducción de la vulnerabilidad, la mayor igualdad ...
    • Residential Segregation Effects on Poor’s Opportunities in Chile 

      Sanhueza Riveros, Claudia; Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007)
      This paper aims to identify whether or not the spatial concentration of poverty –also called economic residential segregation- affects the opportunities of the poor in Chile. Residential segregation is understood as the ...
    • The Evolution of Opportunities for Children in Chile 1990-2006 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo; Puentes Encina, Esteban; Rau Binder, Tomás (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
      In this article we apply some recently developed methodologies (Paes de Barros et al, 2008) to measure the evolution of the inequality of opportunity in Chile in the 1990-2006 period. The opportunities are measured as ...
    • Why hasn’t inequality changed in Chile since 1990? 

      Larrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo; Valenzuela, Juan Pablo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007)
      This study measures the impact of changes in the income determinants on inequality in the 1990 to 2003 period, in order to answer the question of why income distribution as a whole has not changed. The methodology ...