Data and materials for "The race between education and technology in Chile and its impact on the skill premium"

Published: 30 November 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/8424ky469w.1
Jorge Campos González,


This folder contains all necessary files to replicate the findings presented in the paper "Campos-González, J. and K. Balcombe.2024. The race between education and technology in Chile and its impact on the skill premium. ECONOMIC MODELLING". Ensure that you reference this data if it is used for other purposes.


Steps to reproduce

Data Preparation: Open "data_Campos_and_Balcombe2024.xlsx" and familiarise yourself with the dataset structure and variables. This step is crucial for understanding the inputs and outputs of the scripts. Running the R Script: Install R and the required libraries as listed in the "UCM_Bayesian_R_Code_Campos_and_Balcombe2024.R" script. Open the script in R or an R-compatible IDE. Run the script, adjusting file paths if necessary. Running the Gretl Script: Install Gretl from the official website. Open the "VECM_Gretl_Code_Campos_and_Balcombe2024.inp" file in Gretl. Execute the script step-by-step, observing the output at each stage for stationarity, lag order selection, and cointegration tests. Additional Notes Ensure that your environment (R and Gretl versions) is compatible with the scripts. Versions used in the original study are mentioned in the respective scripts. For any issues or queries related to the data or scripts, please refer to the corresponding author of the paper (


University of Reading


Applied Economics


Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo

National Agency for Research and Development (ANID) / Scholarship Program / DOCTORADO BECAS CHILE/2017 – 72180253