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…
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…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Robles, Miguel; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
This paper discusses program evaluation for ProJoven, the Peruvian youth labor training program. Complementing detailed fieldwork, the econometric work implements a two-stage matching procedure on…