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    • The role of social networks in employment outcomes of Bolivian women 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Kruger, Diana; Ochoa, Marcelo; Zapata Sapiencia, Daniela (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2007)
      This paper explores the role of social networks in determining labor market participation and salaried employment of Bolivian women and men. We define social networks as the share of neighbors that have jobs, and find ...
    • 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 ...
    • Violence during early childhood and child development 

      Berthelon, Matias; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Kruger, Diana; Palma, María Isidora (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
      We study the effects of violence towards children on early childhood cognitive and noncognitive development. We use data from a longitudinal nationally representative survey of Chilean children to generate estimates of ...
    • Wealth disparities for early childhood anthropometrics and Skills: evidence from chilean longitudinal data 

      Behrman, Jere; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Palma, Isidora; Puentes Encina, Esteban (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
      We study wealth disparities in the formation of anthropometrics, cognitive skills and socio-emotional skills. We use a sample of preschool and early school children in Chile. We extend the previous literature by using ...