Sep 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Navarro-Palau, Patricia; Prada, María Fernanda; Soares, Sammara
Despite the renewed interest in technical education, only a handful of studies analyze its effect on academic outcomes. In this paper we apply a regression discontinuity design to oversubscribed…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; León, Gianmarco; Roza, Vivian; Valdivia, Martín; Vega, Gabriela
We use a field experiment to evaluate the impact of two informational get-out-the-vote (GOTV) campaigns to boost female electoral participation in Paraguay. We find that public campaigns had no…
Mar 2015
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana; Sarzosa, Miguel; Urzúa, Sergio
In the last decades, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced a dramatic increase in the levels of higher education enrollment. Using administrative data from Chile and Colombia…