Joseph G. Altonji

Yale University - Economic Growth Center

Box 208269

New Haven, CT 06520-8269

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Yale University - Cowles Foundation

Box 208281

New Haven, CT 06520-8281

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

42

DOWNLOADS
Rank 19,205

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 19,205

in Total Papers Downloads

2,370

CITATIONS
Rank 255

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 255

in Total Papers Citations

1,451

Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Employer Learning, Statistical Discrimination and Occupational Attainment

Yale Working Papers on Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Joseph G. Altonji
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 253 (116,092)
Citation 99

Abstract:

Loading...

statistical discrimination, employer learning, wages, employment, occupational attainment

The Role of Permanent Income and Demographics in Black/White Differences in Wealth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 850
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Ulrich Doraszelski and Joseph G. Altonji
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 165 (173,137)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Loading...

Black-White Wealth Gap, Siblings, Savings

The Role of Permanent Income and Demographics in Black/White Differences in Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w8473
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Ulrich Doraszelski and Joseph G. Altonji
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 26 (481,666)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Loading...

3.

Multiple Skills, Multiple Types of Education, and the Labor Market: A Research Agenda

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Joseph G. Altonji
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 160 (177,469)

Abstract:

Loading...

4.

Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w16579
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Ching-I Huang and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, National Taiwan University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 139 (200,492)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

5.

The Effects of Immigration on the Labor Market Outcomes of Natives

NBER Working Paper No. w3123
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and David Card
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 127 (214,195)
Citation 111

Abstract:

Loading...

Estimating Derivatives in Nonseparable Models with Limited Dependent Variables

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1668
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2008
Joseph G. Altonji, Taisuke Otsu and Hidehiko Ichimura
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo
Downloads 53 (369,170)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

Censored regression, Nonseparable models, Endogenous regressors, Tobit, Extreme quantiles

Estimating Derivatives in Nonseparable Models with Limited Dependent Variables

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1668R
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2011
Joseph G. Altonji, Hidehiko Ichimura and Taisuke Otsu
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 49 (382,574)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

Censored regression, Nonseparable models, Endogenous regressors, Tobit, Extreme quantiles

Estimating Derivatives in Nonseparable Models with Limited Dependent Variables

NBER Working Paper No. w14161
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Hidehiko Ichimura and Taisuke Otsu
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo and Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 15 (548,885)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

7.
Downloads 101 (252,804)
Citation 7

Modeling Earnings Dynamics

FEDS Working Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Apr 2009
Joseph G. Altonji, Anthony A. Smith and Ivan Vidangos
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 74 (309,752)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

Earnings dynamics, income shocks, wage growth, job mobility, indirect inference

Modeling Earnings Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w14743
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
Joseph G. Altonji, Anthony A. Smith and Ivan Vidangos
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 27 (476,040)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

Heterogeneity in Human Capital Investments: High School Curriculum, College Major, and Careers

NBER Working Paper No. w17985
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Apr 2012
Joseph G. Altonji, Erica Blom and Costas Meghir
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University
Downloads 79 (297,941)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Heterogeneity in Human Capital Investments: High School Curriculum, College Major, and Careers

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 185-223, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Joseph G. Altonji, Erica Blom and Costas Meghir
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University

Abstract:

Loading...

9.

The Effects of Income and Wealth on Time and Money Transfers between Parents and Children

NBER Working Paper No. w5522
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 May 1998 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Fumio Hayashi and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (304,165)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Loading...

10.
Downloads 70 (316,092)
Citation 103

Employer Learning and Statistical Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w6279
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Charles R. Pierret
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 43 (404,258)
Citation 103

Abstract:

Loading...

Employer Learning and Statistical Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w6279
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Charles R. Pierret
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 27 (476,040)
Citation 103

Abstract:

Loading...

Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w7831
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2005
Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 65 (333,031)
Citation 167

Abstract:

Loading...

Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 151-184, February 2005
Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Abstract:

Loading...

12.

Do Wages Rise with Job Seniority?

NBER Working Paper No. w1616
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Joseph G. Altonji and Robert A. Shakotko
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Standard & Poor's - Index Services
Downloads 59 (345,148)
Citation 121

Abstract:

Loading...

13.
Downloads 55 (357,274)
Citation 4

The Marginal Propensity to Spend on Adult Children

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Aug 2003
Joseph G. Altonji and Ernesto Villanueva
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Banco de España - Research Department
Downloads 36 (432,801)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

Bequests, intervivos transfers, permanent income

The Marginal Propensity to Spend on Adult Children

NBER Working Paper No. w9811
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2003
Joseph G. Altonji and Ernesto Villanueva
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Banco de España - Research Department
Downloads 19 (524,063)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

14.

Small Sample Bias in GMM Estimation of Covariance Structures

NBER Working Paper No. t0156
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Joseph G. Altonji and Lewis M. Segal
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 53 (363,405)
Citation 95

Abstract:

Loading...

15.

The Extent and Consequences of Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity

NBER Working Paper No. w7236
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Paul J. Devereux
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University College Dublin - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (366,535)
Citation 62

Abstract:

Loading...

16.

The Effects of High School Curriculum on Education and Labor Market Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w4142
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Joseph G. Altonji
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 48 (379,510)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Loading...

17.

Employer Learning and the Signaling Value of Education

NBER Working Paper No. w5438
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2000
Joseph G. Altonji and Charles R. Pierret
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 48 (379,510)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Loading...

18.

The Costs of and Net Returns to College Major

NBER Working Paper No. w23029
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Joseph G. Altonji and Seth D. Zimmerman
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University
Downloads 41 (403,693)

Abstract:

Loading...

Changes in the Characteristics of American Youth: Implications for Adult Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w13883
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Joseph G. Altonji, Prashant Bharadwaj and Fabian Lange
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (432,801)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

Changes in the Characteristics of American Youth: Implications for Adult Outcomes

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Joseph G. Altonji, Prashant Bharadwaj and Fabian Lange
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and McGill University
Downloads 5 (612,345)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

20.

The Effects of School and Family Characteristics on the Return to Education

NBER Working Paper No. w5072
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jun 2000
Joseph G. Altonji and Thomas A. Dunn
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 41 (403,693)
Citation 26

Abstract:

Loading...

21.

The Demand for and Return to Education When Education Outcomes are Uncertain

NBER Working Paper No. w3714
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Joseph G. Altonji
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 40 (407,468)
Citation 29

Abstract:

Loading...

22.

An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w9358
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 40 (407,468)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Loading...

23.

Work Hours, Wages, and Vacation Leave

NBER Working Paper No. w11693
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Joseph G. Altonji and Emiko Usui
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Economic Research
Downloads 39 (411,243)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

24.

Testing the Response of Consumption to Income Changes with (Noisy) Paneldata

NBER Working Paper No. w2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Aloysius Siow
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (419,267)
Citation 39

Abstract:

Loading...

25.
Downloads 35 (427,209)
Citation 17

Labor Supply, Hours Constraints and Job Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w3474
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Christina H. Paxson
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Princeton University
Downloads 18 (530,241)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Loading...

Labor Supply, Hours Constraints and Job Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w3474
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Christina Paxon
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 17 (536,488)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Loading...

26.

Do Wages Rise with Job Seniority? A Reassessment

NBER Working Paper No. w6010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Aug 2000
Joseph G. Altonji and Nicolas Williams
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Cincinnati - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (435,272)
Citation 119

Abstract:

Loading...

27.

Dynamic Factor Models of Consumption, Hours, and Income

NBER Working Paper No. w2155
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 06 Jan 2007
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Department Economics and Finance and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 32 (439,559)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

The Effects of Labor Market Experience, Job Seniority, and Job Mobility on Wage Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4133
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 04 May 2007 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Nicolas Williams
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Cincinnati - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (455,218)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Loading...

The Effects of Labor Market Experience, Job Seniority and Job Mobility on Wage Growth

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 17, 1998
Posted: 08 Jul 1998
Joseph G. Altonji and Nicolas Williams
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Cincinnati - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Loading...

29.

Is the Extended Family Altruistically Linked? Direct Tests Using Micro Data

NBER Working Paper No. w3046
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Joseph G. Altonji, Fumio Hayashi and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (453,219)
Citation 84

Abstract:

Loading...

30.

Labor Supply Preferences, Hours Constraints, and Hours-Wage Tradeoffs

NBER Working Paper No. w2121
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Joseph G. Altonji and Christina H. Paxson
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Princeton University
Downloads 29 (453,219)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Loading...

31.

Risk-Sharing, Altruism, and the Factor Structure of Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w3834
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2010
Fumio Hayashi, Joseph G. Altonji and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (453,219)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

32.

Panel Data Estimators for Nonseparable Models with Endogenous Regressors

NBER Working Paper No. t0267
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Rosa L. Matzkin
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 29 (453,219)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Loading...

Parental Altruism and Inter Vivos Transfers: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w5378
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Fumio Hayashi and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (476,040)
Citation 84

Abstract:

Loading...

Parental Altruism and Inter Vivos Transfers: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Political Economy 105, 6 (December 1997)
Posted: 26 Mar 1998
Joseph G. Altonji, Fumio Hayashi and Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and Boston University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Loading...

34.

An Intergenerational Model of Wages, Hours and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w4950
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Thomas A. Dunn
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 24 (478,749)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Loading...

35.

The Analysis of Field Choice in College and Graduate School: Determinants and Wage Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w21655
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
Joseph G. Altonji, Peter Arcidiacono and Arnaud Maurel
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (500,784)

Abstract:

Loading...

36.

Variation in Employment Growth in Canada: the Role of External, National, Regional and Industrial Factors

NBER Working Paper No. w1816
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Joseph G. Altonji and John C. Ham
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (511,912)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Loading...

37.

Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: The Case of School and Neighborhood Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w20781
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
Joseph G. Altonji and Richard Mansfield
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 15 (528,543)

Abstract:

Loading...

38.

Identifying Sibling Influence on Teenage Substance Use

NBER Working Paper No. w16508
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Sarah Cattan and Iain Ware
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 14 (534,227)

Abstract:

Loading...

39.

Relationships Among the Family Incomes and Labor Market Outcomes of Relatives

NBER Working Paper No. w3724
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Thomas A. Dunn
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 13 (539,894)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Loading...

40.

Job Characteristics and Hours of Work

NBER Working Paper No. w1895
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Joseph G. Altonji and Christina H. Paxson
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Princeton University
Downloads 12 (545,570)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Loading...

41.

Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success

NBER Working Paper No. w20531
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Joseph G. Altonji, Jamin Speer and Lisa Kahn
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, University of Memphis and Yale School of Management
Downloads 7 (573,966)

Abstract:

Loading...

42.

Quantifying Family, School, and Location Effects in the Presence of Complementarities and Sorting

NBER Working Paper No. w25167
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Mohit Agrawal, Joseph G. Altonji and Mansfield Richard
Yale University, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 2 (608,073)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 0    Citations: 0
1.

Do Wages Rise with Job Seniority? A Reassessment

Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 370-397, April 2005
Posted: 10 May 2005 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Joseph G. Altonji and Nicolas Williams
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Cincinnati - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Loading...

Seniority, tenure, wage effects of seniority