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    • Evaluating a voucher system in Chile. Individual, family and school characteristics 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2001)
      Private provision of education is a topic which has received a great deal of discussion around the world in recent years. Free choice of schools and a voucher system providing public funding to both private and public ...
    • 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 ...
    • School Closure and Educational Attainment: Evidence from a Market-based System 

      Grau Veloso, Nicolás; Hojman Trujillo, Daniel; Mizala Salcés, Alejandra (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017)
      This paper studies the effect of school closure in the Chilean market-oriented educational system. Between 2000 and 2012 the system exhibited a large turnover: 1,651 schools closed -roughly one-sixth of the current stock- ...