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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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
Downloads 151 (156,472)
Citation 7

Abstract:

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
Downloads 84 (241,890)
Citation 7

Abstract:

heterogeneity, Mincer regression, random coefficient models, return to experience, returns to education

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Unobserved Ability and the Return to Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 508
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
Downloads 160 (137,311)
Citation 35

Abstract:

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1083
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
Downloads 140 (160,759)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Mincer regressions, heterogeneity, random coefficient models, returns to schooling, returns to experience

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Citation 17

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
Downloads 125 (182,644)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Dynamic Programming, Returns to Education, Risk Aversion, Human Capital, Earnings Dispersion

Earnings Dispersion, Risk Aversion and Education

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3600
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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Citation 17
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Dynamic programming, returns to education, risk aversion, human capital, earnings dispersion

5.

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 43
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
Downloads 130 (168,264)

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Heterogeneous Returns to Human Capital and Dynamic Self-Selection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 272
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
Downloads 115 (187,635)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Local Returns to Schooling, Average Returns, Dynamic Programming, Dynamic Self-Selection

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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
Downloads 109 (191,288)
Citation 3

Abstract:

personnel economics, promotion, dynamic discrete choices, random effects

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Citation 4

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
Downloads 67 (276,700)
Citation 4

Abstract:

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
Downloads 39 (356,479)
Citation 4

Abstract:

risk aversion, ex-ante risk, schooling, subjective beliefs, dynamic discrete choices

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 May 2000
Christian Belzil
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences
Downloads 100 (201,500)
Citation 15

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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
Downloads 56 (303,912)
Citation 10

Abstract:

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
Downloads 40 (352,961)
Citation 10

Abstract:

dynamic discrete choices , education , human capital , risk aversion

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1630
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
Downloads 95 (212,629)
Citation 6

Abstract:

earnings growth, promotions, halo effects, hierarchies, internal labor markets

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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
Downloads 95 (214,124)
Citation 5

Abstract:

random coefficient, returns to schooling, treatment effects, dynamic programming, dynamic self-selection

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Structural Estimates of the Intergenerational Education Correlation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 973
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
Downloads 85 (228,028)
Citation 14

Abstract:

intergenerational education correlation, endogenous schooling, household characteristics, dynamic programming

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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
Downloads 78 (239,735)
Citation 10

Abstract:

returns to schooling, human capital, ability bias, dynamic programming, dynamic self-selection, natural experiments, IV estimation

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Citation 2

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
Downloads 51 (317,878)
Citation 2

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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
Downloads 21 (438,585)
Citation 2

Abstract:

dynamic programming, education, over-confidence, present bias, rational expectation, subjective distributions

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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
Downloads 69 (260,748)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Random Coefficient, Returns to Schooling, Comparative Advantages, Dynamic Programming, Dynamic Self-selection

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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
Downloads 51 (299,544)

Abstract:

skill complementarity, dynamic treatment effects, dynamic programming, random coefficients

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
Downloads 33 (379,267)

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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
Downloads 7 (517,584)

Abstract:

discounting, risk aversion, time inconsistency, transportability

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)
Downloads 20 (444,254)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 14 (478,598)
Citation 1

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Second-generation immigrants, schooling attainments, fixed term employment

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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
Downloads 30 (366,768)
Citation 3

Abstract:

dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming, treatment effects, weak instruments, instrumental variable, returns to schooling

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A Structure Analysis of the Correlated Random Coefficient Wage Regression Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3601
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
Downloads 15 (455,088)
Citation 7
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Abstract:

Random coefficient, returns to schooling, comparative advantages, dynamic programming, dynamic self-selection

22.

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
Downloads 11 (455,088)

Abstract:

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
Downloads 10 (455,088)

Abstract:

returns to schooling, instrumental variable methods, dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming

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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
Downloads 10 (460,240)

Abstract:

education and growth, returns to schooling, comparative advantages, dynamic skill accumulation, compulsory schooling reforms, dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming

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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
Downloads 10 (465,414)
Citation 1

Abstract:

returns to schooling, instrumental variable methods, dynamic discrete choice, dynamic programming, local average treatment effects

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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)
Downloads 9 (429,549)

Abstract:

functional area, fast track, promotion, dynamic discrete choice

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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
Downloads 0 (409,476)

Abstract:

Higher Education Financing, Time and Risk Preferences, Field Experiment

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Subjective Discount Rates, Intergenerational Transfers and the Return to Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 60
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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Dynamic Skill Accumulation, Education Policies and the Return to Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10613
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
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