Christian Belzil

Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences

Ecole Polytechnique

Department of Economics

Paris, 75005

France

National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE)

92245 Malakoff Cedex

France

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organization (CIRANO)

2020 rue University, 25th Floor

Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (34)

Testing the Specification of the Mincer Wage Equation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2650
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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Mincer regressions, heterogeneity, random coefficient models, returns to schooling, returns to experience

Testing the Specification of the Mincer Wage Equation

GATE Working Paper Series No. 06-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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heterogeneity, Mincer regression, random coefficient models, return to experience, returns to education

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Unobserved Ability and the Return to Schooling

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jul 2002
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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Return to Schooling, Dynamic Programming, Ability Bias, Discount Rate Bias

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On the Specification of Mincerian Wage Regressions with Heterogeneity, Non-Linearity, Non-Separability, and Heteroskedasticity

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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Mincer regressions, heterogeneity, random coefficient models, returns to schooling, returns to experience

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Risk Aversion and Schooling Decisions

GATE Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Christian Belzil and Marco Leonardi
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Università degli Studi di Milano
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dynamic discrete choices, education, ex-ante risk, risk aversion

Risk Aversion and Schooling Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2994
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2007
Christian Belzil and Marco Leonardi
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Università degli Studi di Milano
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risk aversion, ex-ante risk, schooling, subjective beliefs, dynamic discrete choices

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Earnings Dispersion, Risk Aversion and Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 513, GATE Working Paper No. 04-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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Dynamic Programming, Returns to Education, Risk Aversion, Human Capital, Earnings Dispersion

Earnings Dispersion, Risk Aversion and Education

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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Dynamic programming, returns to education, risk aversion, human capital, earnings dispersion

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The Promotion Dynamics of American Executives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1003, GATE Working Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Christian Belzil and Michael L. Bognanno
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Temple University - Department of Economics
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personnel economics, promotion, dynamic discrete choices, random effects

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Household Characteristics, Ability and Education: Evidence from a Dynamic Expected Utility Model

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jan 2000
Jorgen Hansen and Christian Belzil
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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Internal and External Validity of Experimental Risk and Time Preferences

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2016
Christian Belzil and Modibo Sidibe
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Duke University
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Discounting, Risk Aversion, Time Inconsistency, Transportability

Internal and External Validity of Experimental Risk and Time Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10348
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Christian Belzil and Modibo Sidibe
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Duke University
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discounting, risk aversion, time inconsistency, transportability

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Subjective Beliefs and Schooling Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2820
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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subjective distributions, expectation parameterization, rational expectation, schooling, dynamic programming, present bias, over-confidence

Subjective Beliefs and Schooling Decisions

GATE Working Paper Series No. 07-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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dynamic programming, education, over-confidence, present bias, rational expectation, subjective distributions

Can Risk Aversion Explain Schooling Attainments? Evidence from Italy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2123
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 May 2006
Christian Belzil and Marco Leonardi
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Università degli Studi di Milano
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risk aversion, education, human capital, dynamic discrete choices

Can Risk Aversion Explain Schooling Attainments? Evidence from Italy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Christian Belzil and Marco Leonardi
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Università degli Studi di Milano
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dynamic discrete choices , education , human capital , risk aversion

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Heterogeneous Returns to Human Capital and Dynamic Self-Selection

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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Local Returns to Schooling, Average Returns, Dynamic Programming, Dynamic Self-Selection

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Unemployment Insurance and Subsequent Job Duration: Job Matching vs. Unobserved Heterogeneity

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 May 2000
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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A Structural Analysis of the Correlated Random Coefficient Wage Regression Model with an Application to the Ols-Iv Puzzle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1585, GATE Working Paper No. 04-05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 May 2005
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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random coefficient, returns to schooling, treatment effects, dynamic programming, dynamic self-selection

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Promotions, Demotions, Halo Effects and Earnings Dynamics of American Executives

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Christian Belzil and Michael L. Bognanno
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Temple University - Department of Economics
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earnings growth, promotions, halo effects, hierarchies, internal labor markets

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Structural Estimates of the Intergenerational Education Correlation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jan 2004
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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intergenerational education correlation, endogenous schooling, household characteristics, dynamic programming

Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 235
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Nov 2016
Christian Belzil, Arnaud Maurel and Modibo Sidibe
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University
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Higher Education Financing, Time and Risk Preferences, Field Experiment

Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13096
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Christian Belzil, Arnaud Maurel and Modibo Sidibe
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University
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higher education financing, time and risk preferences, field experiment

Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w23641
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2023
Christian Belzil, Arnaud Maurel and Modibo Sidibe
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University
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The Return to Schooling in Structural Dynamic Models: A Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2370
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
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returns to schooling, human capital, ability bias, dynamic programming, dynamic self-selection, natural experiments, IV estimation

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Dynamic Skill Accumulation, Comparative Advantages, Compulsory Schooling, and Earnings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6167
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Christian Belzil, Jorgen Hansen and Xingfei Liu
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and Concordia University, Quebec
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education and growth, returns to schooling, comparative advantages, dynamic skill accumulation, compulsory schooling reforms, dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming

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Estimating Complementarity between Education and Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3882
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Christian Belzil, Jorgen Hansen and Nicolai Kristensen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and Aarhus School of Business
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skill complementarity, dynamic treatment effects, dynamic programming, random coefficients

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A Structural Analysis of the Correlated Random Coefficient Wage Regression Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 512
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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Random Coefficient, Returns to Schooling, Comparative Advantages, Dynamic Programming, Dynamic Self-selection

Education and Early Career Outcomes of Second-Generation Immigrants in France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3877
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Christian Belzil and François Poinas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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schooling attainments, second-generation immigrants, fixed term employment

Education and Early Career Outcomes of Second-Generation Immigrants in France

GATE Working Paper No. 08-36
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Christian Belzil and François Poinas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Second-generation immigrants, schooling attainments, fixed term employment

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Promotion Determinants in Corporate Hierarchies: An Examination of Fast Tracks and Functional Area

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6948
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Christian Belzil, Michael L. Bognanno and François Poinas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Temple University - Department of Economics and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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functional area, fast track, promotion, dynamic discrete choice

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Calibration and IV Estimation of a Wage Outcome Equation in a Dynamic Environment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3528
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming, treatment effects, weak instruments, instrumental variable, returns to schooling

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Estimating a Model of Qualitative and Quantitative Education Choices in France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11433
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Christian Belzil and François Poinas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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education choices, returns to schooling, professional education, structural model

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The Distinction between Dictatorial and Incentive Policy Interventions and its Implication for IV Estimation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4835
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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returns to schooling, instrumental variable methods, dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming, local average treatment effects

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Characterizing the Instrumental Variable Identifying Assumption as Sample Selection Conditions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6339
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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instrumental variable methods, implicit assumptions, treatment effects

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The Timing of Earnings Sampling Over the Life-Cycle and IV Identification of the Return to Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6724
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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returns to schooling, instrumental variable methods, dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming

Estimating Coherency between Survey Data and Incentivized Experimental Data

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Mar 2022
Christian Belzil, Julie Pernaudet and François Poinas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, University of Chicago and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Field experiment, survey data, coherency, incentives

Estimating Coherency between Survey Data and Incentivized Experimental Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14594
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Aug 2021
Christian Belzil, Julie Pernaudet and François Poinas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, University of Chicago and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Reconciling Changes in Wage Inequality with Changes in College Selectivity Using a Behavioral Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13356
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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wage inequality, educational selectivity, wage distribution, college premium, dynamic discrete choice

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The Evolution of Inequality in Education Trajectories and Graduation Outcomes in the Us

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15338
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 May 2022
Christian Belzil, Jorgen Hansen and Xingfei Liu
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and Concordia University, Quebec
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education, inequality, family income, multi-dimensional abilities, labor supply

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Dynamic Skill Accumulation, Education Policies and the Return to Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10613
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Christian Belzil, Jorgen Hansen and Xingfei Liu
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and Concordia University, Quebec
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dynamic skill accumulation, education policies, returns to schooling, learning-by-doing, life-cycle labor-supply, IV estimation

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The Evolution of the Us Family Income-Schooling Relationship and Educational Selectivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13279
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 May 2020
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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inequality, education, family income

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A Structure Analysis of the Correlated Random Coefficient Wage Regression Model

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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Random coefficient, returns to schooling, comparative advantages, dynamic programming, dynamic self-selection

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Subjective Discount Rates, Intergenerational Transfers and the Return to Schooling

Posted: 02 Feb 2000
Jorgen Hansen and Christian Belzil
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences

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