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Data sources

Variable

Source

2005 Water coverage

2005 Colombian Population Census, National Statistics Administrative Department (DANE)

Quality-local drinking water

Territorial Development Office, National Planning

compliance

Department (DNP)

Public school enrollment

Planning Office of the Education Ministry and DANE

Quality—ratio of SABER 11

Scores from the SABER 11 test, Colombian Institute for

of public to private schools

Education Evaluation (ICFES)

Per-capita taxes

Municipal Budgetary Executions, DNP

Per-capita transfers

Municipal Budgetary Executions, DNP

Royalties

Municipal Budgetary Executions, DNP

Number of years after the reform

Public Services Superintendence

Poverty rate

For 1993 and 2005 the data were taken from the 1993 and 2005 Population Census done by the DANE. For the other years the poverty rate was calculated by CEDE

Gini of land value

The data were taken from the Geographical Institute Agustin Codazzi and calculated by CEDE

Population

2005 Colombian Population Census, DANE

Effective Number of Parties

Electoral data for each of the years since 1994 from Registraduria Nacional del Estado Civil

Council members re-election

Electoral data for each of the years since 1994 from

average

Registraduria Nacional del Estado Civil

Intra-party competition

Electoral data for each of the years since 1994 from Registraduria Nacional del Estado Civil

Proportion of council members

Electoral data for each of the years since 1994 from

from mayor' party

Registraduria Nacional del Estado Civil

Cadastral undervaluation

The data were taken from the Geographical Institute Agustin Codazzi and calculated by CEDE

Teacher-student ratio (lagged)

Planning Office of the Education Ministry

Variable

Source

6-year average teacher-student ratio (lagged)

Planning Office of the Education Ministry

No official students- population ratio (lagged)

Planning Office of the Education Ministry

Per-capita transfers (ln)

Territorial Development Office, National Planning Department (DNP)

Royalties (ln)

Territorial Development Office, National Planning Department (DNP)

Number of years after the reform

Public Services Superintendence

Students-population ratio

Planning Office of the Education Ministry

Public test score

Colombian Institute for Education Evaluation (ICFES)

 
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