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    • Evidence of neighborhood effects on educational performance in the chilean school voucher system 

      Medrano, Patricia; Contreras Guajardo, Dante (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
      This paper uses alternative measures of neighborhood quality to study its impact on student performance in school. The Chilean voucher-based education system allows us to test separately for neighborhood and traditional ...
    • 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 ...