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    • An optimization-based matching procedure 

      Krell, Rodrigo; Rau Binder, Tomás; Rivera Cayupi, Jorge (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2008)
      This paper presents an alternative matching procedure and analyzes it is performance compared to other popular estimators. These tests show that the estimator performs comparably to the popular propensity score method. The ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tournaments, gift exchanges, and the effect of monetary incentives for teachers: the case of Chile 

      Rau Binder, Tomás; Contreras Guajardo, Dante (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
      In this paper we evaluate the introduction in Chile of monetary incentives for teachers, based on a school performance tournament. We evaluate the tournament effect, i.e. the effect of introducing the incentive scheme ...
    • Trabajo a tiempo parcial: análisis del caso chileno 

      Rau Binder, Tomás (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2008)
      Este artículo analiza la evolución del trabajo a tiempo parcial en Chile y los factores económicos, tanto de oferta como demanda, que lo afectan. Se incorpora un análisis a la regulación y se proponen algunas medidas para ...