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Cognitive and non-cognitive skills and wages: the role of latent abilities on the gender wage gap in Peru

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Recently there has been growing interest in the relationship between cognitive and non-cognitive abilities and labour market outcomes. A large literature provides evidence on the positive connection between cognitive test scores and higher wages. Fewer and newer papers have explored the correlation between non cognitive test scores and wages. However, attention is focused on developed countries. Test scores suffer two limitations. First, they can be considered outcomes of the schooling level ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Lavado, P
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R8544
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Velarde, L
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R8544
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Funding agency for:
Yamada, G
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R8544
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2013-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403314
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English
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2014-02-03

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