Philip Oreopoulos

University of Toronto - Department of Economics

150 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G7

Canada

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)

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Toronto, Ontario

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1.

Why Do Some Employers Prefer to Interview Matthew, but Not Samir? New Evidence from Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Philip Oreopoulos and Diane Dechief
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3578
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Philip Oreopoulos, Till von Wachter and Andrew Heisz
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Economics Department and Government of Canada - Analytical Studies Branch
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job search, hysteresis, college graduates, cost of recessions

The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates

NBER Working Paper No. w12159
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 31 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Philip Oreopoulos, Till von Wachter and Andrew Heisz
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Economics Department and Government of Canada - Analytical Studies Branch
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The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates

NBER Working Paper No. w12159
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Philip Oreopoulos, Till von Wachter and Andrew Heisz
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Economics Department and Government of Canada - Analytical Studies Branch
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Incentives and Services for College Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3134
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Nov 2007
Joshua D. Angrist, Daniel Lang and Philip Oreopoulos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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post-secondary schooling, dropout, randomized trials

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Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review

NBER Working Paper No. w23744
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Maya Escueta, Vincent Quan, Andre Nickow and Philip Oreopoulos
Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Northwestern University - Department of Sociology and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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How Large are Returns to Schooling? Hint: Money Isn't Everything

NBER Working Paper No. w15339
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2009
Philip Oreopoulos and Kjell G. Salvanes
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities

NBER Working Paper No. w20609
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Adam Lavecchia, Heidi Liu and Philip Oreopoulos
McMaster University, Harvard University and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8853
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Adam Lavecchia, Heidi Liu and Philip Oreopoulos
McMaster University, Harvard University and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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behavioral economics of education, present-bias, student motivation

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Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w12790
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
Joshua D. Angrist, Daniel Lang and Philip Oreopoulos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block Fafsa Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w15361
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Eric Bettinger, Bridget Long, Philip Oreopoulos and Lisa Sanbonmatsu
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom

NBER Working Paper No. w17381
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Robert W. Fairlie, Florian Hoffmann and Philip Oreopoulos
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5983
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Robert W. Fairlie, Florian Hoffmann and Philip Oreopoulos
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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race, education, minorities, college

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Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? International Evidence from Changes in School-Leaving Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w10155
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Dec 2003
Philip Oreopoulos
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w10164
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Dec 2003
Philip Oreopoulos, Marianne Page and Ann Huff Stevens
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Making College Worth it: A Review of Research on the Returns to Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w19053
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 May 2013
Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w13182
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2010
Florian Hoffman and Philip Oreopoulos
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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The Remarkable Unresponsiveness of College Students to Nudging and What We Can Learn from it

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12460
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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behavioural economics of education, nudge, college student achievement, coaching, mindset, RCT

The Remarkable Unresponsiveness of College Students to Nudging and What We Can Learn from it

NBER Working Paper No. w26059
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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The Remarkable Unresponsiveness of College Students to Nudging and What We Can Learn from it

NBER Working Paper No. w26059
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 18 Sep 2019
Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? a Field Experiment with Six Thousand Resumes

NBER Working Paper No. w15036
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2011
Philip Oreopoulos
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure

NBER Working Paper No. w22629
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Graham Beattie, Jean-William Laliberté and Philip Oreopoulos
University of Pittsburgh, University of Calgary - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Professor Qualities and Student Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w12596
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2007
Florian Hoffman and Philip Oreopoulos
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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The Intergenerational Effect of Worker Displacement

NBER Working Paper No. w11587
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Philip Oreopoulos, Marianne Page and Ann Huff Stevens
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence from the U.S. And the U.K

NBER Working Paper No. w9584
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Kevin S. Milligan, Enrico Moretti and Philip Oreopoulos
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Generational Accounting and Immigration in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w7041
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Alan J. Auerbach and Philip Oreopoulos
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students

NBER Working Paper No. w20430
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2014
Philip Oreopoulos, Robert Brown and Adam Lavecchia
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Toronto District School Board and McMaster University
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Short, Medium, and Long Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis Using Siblings and Twins

NBER Working Paper No. w11998
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Philip Oreopoulos, Mark Stabile, Randy Walld and L. L. Roos
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, INSEAD, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Manitoba - Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
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Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w18551
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Nov 2012
Philip Oreopoulos and Ryan Dunn
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Higher Education Strategy Associates (HESA)
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Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 1, pp. 3-26, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Philip Oreopoulos and Ryan Dunn
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Higher Education Strategy Associates (HESA)
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Information, college access

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Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation

NBER Working Paper No. w14261
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
Jason M. Lindo, Nicholas J. Sanders and Philip Oreopoulos
Texas A&M University, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Applying Behavioral Economics to Public Policy in Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w22671
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Robert French and Philip Oreopoulos
University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w19331
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Nicole M. Fortin, Philip Oreopoulos and Shelley Phipps
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Dalhousie University - Department of Economics
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What Sets College Thrivers and Divers Apart? A Contrast in Study Habits, Attitudes, and Mental Health

NBER Working Paper No. w23588
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
University of Pittsburgh, University of Calgary - Department of Economics, University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards

NBER Working Paper No. w16643
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Joshua D. Angrist, Philip Oreopoulos and Tyler K. Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Compelling Effects of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from Canada

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 22-52, February 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 May 2006
Philip Oreopoulos
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Long-Run Effects from Comprehensive Student Support: Evidence from Pathways to Education

NBER Working Paper No. w25630
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Adam Lavecchia, Philip Oreopoulos and Robert Brown
McMaster University, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Toronto District School Board
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Long-Run Effects from Comprehensive Student Support: Evidence from Pathways to Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12203
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 May 2019
Adam Lavecchia, Philip Oreopoulos and Robert Brown
McMaster University, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Toronto District School Board
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comprehensive high school student coaching, tutoring, financial support, Pathways to Education, long run effects

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Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?

NBER Working Paper No. w22630
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (Pact) Intervention

NBER Working Paper No. w21602
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Irving Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Princeton University, Department of Economics
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What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?

NBER Working Paper No. w22390
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Julia Chabrier, Sarah Cohodes and Philip Oreopoulos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Columbia University - Teachers' College and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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When Studying and Nudging Don't Go as Planned: Unsuccessful Attempts to Help Traditional and Online College Students

NBER Working Paper No. w25036
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, United States Military Academy, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland
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Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w23738
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Christopher Dobronyi, Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process

NBER Working Paper No. w22320
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Philip Oreopoulos and Reuben Ford
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)
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Improving Non-Academic Student Outcomes Using Online and Text-Message Coaching

NBER Working Paper No. w24992
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Waterloo - Renison University College and University of Pittsburgh
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Applying Behavioural Economics to Public Policy in Canada

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 50, Issue 3, pp. 599-635, 2017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Robert French and Philip Oreopoulos
Harvard University and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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