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Authordc.contributor.authorSanhueza Riveros, Claudia 
Authordc.contributor.authorLarrañaga Jiménez, Osvaldo 
Cita de ítemdc.identifier.citationSeries Documentos de Trabajo, No. 259 Agosto, 2007es_ES
Abstractdc.description.abstractThis 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 concentration particular population groups in determined geographical areas within cities. To identify the effects of segregation we use a panel of cross sections of the Casen household surveys, although the measures of segregation are computed from the Census data. The results suggest that segregation makes more likely that children from poor households do not attend preschool education, lag behind grades in school and drop out from schools. Segregation also makes more likely that the non student young from poor households do not participate in the labor force. On the other hand, segregation does not seem to have an effect on the probabilities of teenage pregnancy, young single mothers or the health status of the working age population.es_ES
Publisherdc.publisherUniversidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocioses_ES
Type of licensedc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Chile*
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Sourcedc.sourceSeries Documentos de Trabajoes_ES
Keywordsdc.subjectresidential segregationes_ES
Títulodc.titleResidential Segregation Effects on Poor’s Opportunities in Chilees_ES
Document typedc.typeDocumento de trabajo

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