Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market

Addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations

Evidence from developed country data suggests that cognitive and non-cognitive skills contribute to improved labor market outcomes. This paper tests this hypothesis in a developing country by using an individual-level data set from Peru that incorporates modules to measure cognitive and non-cognitiv...

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Volume: 7550
Main Author: Cunningham, Wendy V
Parra Torrado, Mónica
Sarzosa, Miguel
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Washington, D.C World Bank Group, Social Protection and Labor Global Practice Group 2016
The World Bank
Data of publication: 2016
Series: Policy research working paper
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