Eventos

08
Mar

Seminario: "Wandering Astray: Teenages' Choices of Schooling and Crime"

Autor: Chao Fu (University of Wisconsin), Nicolas Grau (Universidad de Chile), Jorge Rivera (Universidad de Chile) Presenta: Nicolas Grau (Universidad de Chile) Lugar y hora: Miércoles 8 de Marzo de 2017, 13:00 hrs. Sala P 301, Edificio Tecnoaulas (Diagonal Paraguay 257)
Abstract
We build and estimate a dynamic model of teenagers’decisions of schooling and crime, featuring four choice-driving factors: heterogeneous endowments, unequal opportunities, uncertainties about oneself, and contemporaneous shocks. We estimate the model using administrative data from Chile that link school records with criminal records in teenage years. We use the estimated model to examine the effectiveness of counterfactual policies that aim at keeping teenagers "on track" and reducing inequality.

Datos del Evento

Fecha de inicio:
08 de Marzo, 2017 | 13:00 hrs.

Fecha de término
08 de Marzo, 2017 | 14:00 hrs.

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