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
Parra Torrado, Mónica
Sarzosa, Miguel
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: World Bank, Washington, DC 01.02.2016
Data of publication: 2016-02
ISSN: 2016-0225
Discipline: Education
Psychology
Mathematics
Statistics
Bibliography: Policy Research Working Paper;No. 7550
Latin America & Caribbean
Peru
Series: Policy Research Working Paper
Subjects:
AGE
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Open Knowledge Repository
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