Flavio Cunha

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

3718 Locust Walk

Room 527

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Investing in Our Young People

NBER Working Paper No. w16201
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Investing in Our Young People

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5050
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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skill formation, cognitive skills, noncognitive skills, technology of skill formation, investment in children

Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1675
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, 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 - Department of Economics, 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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The Technology of Skill Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2550
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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self productivity, skill multiplier, dynamic complementarity, accident of birth

The Technology of Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w12840
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Separating Uncertainty from Heterogeneity in Life Cycle Earnings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1437
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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uncertainty, lifecycle earnings, schooling, heterogeneity, counterfactuals

Separating Uncertainty from Heterogeneity in Life Cycle Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w11024
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Separating Uncertainty from Heterogeneity in Life Cycle Earnings

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 191-261, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Flavio Cunha and Salvador Navarro
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics

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A New Framework for the Analysis of Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2565
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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inequality, anonymity postulate, uncertainty, policy evaluation

A New Framework for the Analysis of Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w12505
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4001
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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inequality, capabilities, noncognitive traits, human development, technology of capability formation, policy targeting

The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development

NBER Working Paper No. w14695
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Evolution of Inequality, Heterogeneity and Uncertainty in Labor Earnings in the U.S. Economy

PIER Working Paper No. 07-032, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3115
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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wage inequality, uncertainty, sorting, inequality accounting

The Evolution of Inequality, Heterogeneity and Uncertainty in Labor Earnings in the U.S. Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w13526
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4702
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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cognitive skills, noncognitive skills, dynamic factor analysis, endogeneity of inputs, anchoring test scores, parental influence

Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w15664
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Identification and Economic Content of Ordered Choice Models with Stochastic Thresholds

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2940
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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discrete choice, ordered choice, dynamics

The Identification and Economic Content of Ordered Choice Models with Stochastic Thresholds

International Economic Review, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 1273-1309, November 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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The Identification and Economic Content of Ordered Choice Models with Stochastic Thresholds

NBER Working Paper No. t0340
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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You Are What Your Parents Think: Height and Local Reference Points

PIER Working Paper No. 18-007
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2018
University of Houston - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Diagonal Paraguay, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Early Childhood, Height, Reference Point

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The Production of Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility

NBER Working Paper No. w18429
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Sep 2012
Anna Aizer and Flavio Cunha
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Eliciting Maternal Expectations About the Technology of Cognitive Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w19144
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Flavio Cunha, Irma T. Elo and Jennifer Culhane
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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