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The allocation of talent in teacher's occupation and Economic Growth
The quality of teachers is a determining factor in the formation of human cap-ital, so it is also an object of study of economic development. We develop a generalequilibrium model in which workers are heterogeneous and ...
Essays on economic development and education
This thesis is a collection of three essays in economic development mainly focused on education. In the first two chapters, we study the effects that educational policies may have on a macroeconomic environment where ...
Essays on growth, structural transformation and education
This thesis contains three chapters. The first chapter studies the emergence of slums as a common feature in a country's path towards urbanization, structural transformation and development. Based on salient micro and macro ...
Educação infantil, distorções e crescimento econômico
The objective of this work is to understand, from the perspective of education, the divergence in per capita income and the convergence of schooling among the sub-Saharan and European countries between 1960 and 2010. This ...
Transformação estrutural, educação e fertilidade: o caso do Brasil e da Coreia do Sul
O objetivo deste artigo é entender o motivo das diferentes trajetórias de crescimento do Brasil e da Coreia do Sul a partir de 1980. A causa apontada para a estagnação da economia brasileira, após um período de elevado ...
Essays on structural transformation, growth and education
This thesis aims to study the impact of structural change on the trajectory of development of emerging economies. More speci cally, we seek to understand how the reallocation of labor from less productive sectors of the ...