THE PERFORMANCE OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE CHILEAN VOUCHER SYSTEM

Claudio Sapelli, Bernardita Vial
2002 Cuadernos de economía - Latin American Journal of Economics  
We estimate the average treatment effect (ATE) parameter and treatment on the treated (TT) for those students effectively choosing a private voucher school. With detailed individual data for both the school and the family of the student we are able to control for factors not used before in the literature. Controlling for the selection bias caused by school choice, we estimate a small ATE but a substantial TT. The paper concludes that the voucher system works to provide a better education to
more » ... er education to those that use it.
doi:10.4067/s0717-68212002011800006 fatcat:3iwbcotbsfh6zhx5xfq5bzxppa