Beyond Qualifications: Returns to Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Skills in Colombia

This paper examines the relationship between individuals' skills and labor market outcomes for the working-age population of Colombia's urban areas. Using a 2012 unique household survey, the paper finds that cognitive skills (aptitudes to perform mental tasks such as comprehension or reaso...

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Volume: 9403
Main Author: Acosta, Pablo A
Muller, Noel
Sarzosa, Miguel
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9403
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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