Sheepskin Effects by Cohorts in Colombia

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  • International Journal of Manpower


  • The purpose of this paper is to discuss sheepskin effects in Colombia based on repeated cross-section or pseudo panel data using cohorts in seven larges cities in Colombia. Design/methodology/approach - A Pseudo Panel Data methodology is used as the basis for determining and testing sheepskin effects using labor market microdata in Colombia in the time period from 1996 to 2000. Findings - Empirical evidence suggests that there are additional salary increases of 14 percent for individuals who hold a secondary degree and approximately 26 percent for holders of universiTY degrees in Colombia. Originality/value - Testing sheepskin effects based on pseudo panel data using cohorts.

fecha de publicación

  • 2008

Líneas de investigación

  • Bias
  • Colombia
  • Selection

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