Lance Lochner

University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics

London, Ontario N6A 5B8

Canada

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

37

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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Education, Work, and Crime: Theory and Evidence

Rochester Center for Economic Research Working Paper No. 465
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 May 2000
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Fifty Years of Mincer Earnings Regressions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 775
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)
Downloads 635 (36,727)
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Mincer Model, Earnings Regressions, Returns to Schooling

Fifty Years of Mincer Earnings Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. w9732
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)
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Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1700
Number of pages: 200 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)
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rate of return to schooling, internal rate of return, uncertainty, psychic costs, panel data, distribution

Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond

NBER Working Paper No. w11544
Number of pages: 199 Posted: 20 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)
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Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1675
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE), University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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skill formation, education, government policy, educational finance

Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w11331
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE), University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Human Capital Formation with Endogenous Credit Constraints

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Feb 2002
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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borrowing constraints, credit constraints, debt constraints, education, human capital, student loan, default

Human Capital Formation with Endogenous Credit Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w8815
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Earnings Functions and Rates of Return

IZA Working Paper No. 3310
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 May 2008
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)
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schooling, marginal internal rate of return, nonparametric estimation

Earnings Functions and Rates of Return

NBER Working Paper No. w13780
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)
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The Effect of Education on Crime: Evidence from Prison Inmates, Arrests, and Self-Reports

NBER Working Paper No. w8605
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Lance Lochner and Enrico Moretti
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Individual Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jun 2001
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Mar 2003
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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crime, arrest, perceptions, beliefs, belief updating, broken windows

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The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w11279
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2005
Gordon B. Dahl and Lance Lochner
UC San Diego - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Education, Work, and Crime: A Human Capital Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w10478
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 May 2004 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Education, Work, and Crime: A Human Capital Approach

International Economic Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 811-843, August 2004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2004
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Learning-by-Doing vs. On-the-Job Training: Using Variation Induced by the EITC to Distinguish between Models of Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w9083
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 14 May 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Ricardo Cossa
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Charles River Associates
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Tax Policy and Human Capital Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w6462
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w14599
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Gordon B. Dahl and Lance Lochner
UC San Diego - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6613
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Gordon B. Dahl and Lance Lochner
UC San Diego - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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family income, poverty, educational achievement

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Explaining Rising Wage Inequality: Explorations with a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Labor Earnings with Heterogeneous Agents

NBER Working Paper No. w6384
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship

NBER Working Paper No. w16722
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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General Equilibrium Cost Benefit Analysis of Education and Tax Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w6881
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 10 May 2000
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Changing Role of Family Income and Ability in Determining Educational Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w13527
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Philippe Belley and Lance Lochner
Kansas State University and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Education Policy and Crime

NBER Working Paper No. w15894
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w13912
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Default and Repayment Among Baccalaureate Degree Earners

NBER Working Paper No. w19882
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tuition Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w6426
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Estimating and Testing Models with Many Treatment Levels and Limited Instruments

NBER Working Paper No. w17039
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 May 2011
Lance Lochner and Enrico Moretti
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Social Networks and the Aggregation on Individual Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w8979
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
D. Lee Heavner and Lance Lochner
Analysis Group, Inc. and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Credit Constraints in Education

NBER Working Paper No. w17435
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Credit Constraints in Education

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 225-256, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Individual Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System

NBER Working Paper No. w9474
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2009
Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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The Importance of Financial Resources for Student Loan Repayment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4515
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Dec 2013
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario
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The Importance of Financial Resources for Student Loan Repayment

NBER Working Paper No. w19716
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Dec 2013
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario
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Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. And Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w17218
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
Philippe Belley, Marc Frenette and Lance Lochner
Kansas State University, Government of Canada - Business & Labour Market Analysis Division and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why Do Poor Children Perform so Poorly?

NBER Working Paper No. w21023
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Elizabeth M. Caucutt, Lance Lochner and Youngmin Park
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Bank of Canada
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Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why Do Poor Children Perform so Poorly?

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, Issue 1, pp. 102-147, 2017
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
Elizabeth M. Caucutt, Lance Lochner and Youngmin Park
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Bank of Canada
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Credit constraints, human capital, intergenerational mobility, uncertainty

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Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w20849
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Wage Dynamics and Returns to Unobserved Skill

NBER Working Paper No. w24220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Lance Lochner, Youngmin Park and Youngki Shin
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, Bank of Canada and University of Rochester - Department of Economics
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Wages and Employment: The Canonical Model Revisited

NBER Working Paper No. w24069
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Dec 2017
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family

NBER Working Paper No. w18493
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Elizabeth M. Caucutt and Lance Lochner
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Education and School Quality on Female Crime

NBER Working Paper No. w24061
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Javier Cano‐Urbina and Lance Lochner
Florida State University - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w20068
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 May 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Lance Lochner and Youngki Shin
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Rochester - Department of Economics
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Parental Support, Savings and Student Loan Repayment

NBER Working Paper No. w24863
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Education Policy Research Initiative - Faculty of Social Sciences
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Post‐Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. And Canada: Do Financial Aid Policies Explain the Differences?

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 47, Issue 2, pp. 664-696, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jul 2014
Philippe Belley, Marc Frenette and Lance Lochner
Kansas State University, Government of Canada - Business & Labour Market Analysis Division and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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