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Working Papers

Mobility and Entrepreneurship in Ecuador: A Pseudo-Panel Approach


CODE: IDB-WP-319
AUTHOR(s): Ordeñana, Xavier , Villa, Ramon
PUBLISHED: July 2012
LANGUAGE: English
RELATED TOPICS: Poverty Reduction and Labor
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Abstract:

Does entrepreneurship contribute to improving social mobility in Ecuador? This paper constructs a pseudo-panel to analyze the dynamic effect of entrepreneurship on Ecuadorian household incomes during the period 2002-2010. Using three estimation scenarios, the paper finds a significant level of unconditional mobility and an important effect of entrepreneurship (conditional mobility).

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