Kenneth I. Wolpin

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science

133 South 36th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6297

United States

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1.

Ex Ante Evaluation of Social Programs

PIER Working Paper No. 06-022
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
Petra Todd and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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ex-ante evaluation, matching, evaluation methods, school subsidy programs

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Using a Social Experiment to Validate a Dynamic Behavioral Model of Child Schooling and Fertility: Assessing the Impact of a School Subsidy Program in Mexico

PIER Working Paper No. 03-022
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Oct 2003
Petra Todd and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 489 (60,306)
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schooling, child labor, fertility, structural estimation, social experiments

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The Production of Cognitive Achievement in Children: Home, School and Racial Test Score Gaps

PIER Working Paper No. 04-019
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 May 2004
Petra Todd and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 378 (82,098)
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education production function, racial test score gaps, school quality, child development, cognitive achievement

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The Effect of Parental Transfers and Borrowing Constraints On Educational Attainment

PIER Working Paper No. 01-018
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 24 May 2001
Michael P. Keane and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Wage Equations and Education Policy

PIER Working Paper No. 01-017
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 May 2001
Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Intersectoral Labor Mobility and the Growth of the Service Sector

PIER Working Paper No. 04-036
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Donghoon Lee and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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labor mobility, service sector growth, labor market equilibrium

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Social Security and the Retirement and Savings Behavior of Low Income Households

PIER Working Paper No. 05-020
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 06 May 2005
Wilbert van der Klaauw and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Social Security, Retirement, Savings

Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries

PIER Working Paper No. 09-028
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Aug 2009
Petra Todd and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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development economics, policy evaluation, dynamic discrete

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The Role of Labor and Marriage Markets, Preference Heterogeneity and the Welfare System in the Life Cycle Decisions of Black, Hispanic and White Women

PIER Working Paper No. 06-004
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Michael P. Keane and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 217 (148,033)
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female life cycle behavior, labor market opportunities, marriage market opportunities, public welfare

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Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment In Mexican High Schools

PIER Working Paper No. 13-004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Jere Behrman, Susan Parker, Petra Todd and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) - Division of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 210 (152,665)
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student, teacher, and group incentives, randomized social experiment, Mexican high schools

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The Transition from School to Jail: Youth Crime and High School Completion Among Black Males, Second Version

PIER Working Paper No. 09-002
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Antonio Merlo and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 164 (190,638)
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crime, schooling, work, VAR

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The Transition from School to Jail: Youth Crime and High School Completion among Black Males

PIER Working Paper No. 08-033
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Antonio Merlo and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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crime, schooling, work, VAR

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Accounting for Wage and Employment Changes in the U.S. From 1968-2000: A Dynamic Model of Labor Market Equilibrium, Second Version

PIER Working Paper No. 06-005
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Donghoon Lee and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 140 (217,492)
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Male-Female Wage Differential, Wage Inequality, College Wage Premium

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Estimating Welfare Effects Consistent with Forward-Looking Behavior. Part I: Lessons from a Simulation Exercise

PIER Working Paper No. 01-019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2001
Michael P. Keane and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Exploring the Usefulness of a Non-Random Holdout Sample for Model Validation: Welfare Effects on Female Behavior

PIER Working Paper No. 06-006
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Michael P. Keane and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Model validation, Hold-out sample, Public welfare

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Estimating Welfare Effects Consistent with Forward-Looking Behavior. Part Ii: Empirical Results

PIER Working Paper No. 01-020
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 May 2001
Michael P. Keane and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (407,451)
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To Hold Out or Not to Hold Out

PIER Working Paper No. 13-059
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Frank Schorfheide and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Bayesian Analysis, Model Selection, Principal-Agent Models, Randomized Controlled Trials

To Hold Out or Not to Hold Out

NBER Working Paper No. w19565
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Frank Schorfheide and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Education and Screening

NBER Working Paper No. w0102
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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On the Use of Expectations Data in Micro Surveys: The Case of Retirement

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2012
Füsun F. Gönül and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Slippery Rock University and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Retirement

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On the Specification and Estimation of the Production Function for Cognitive Achievement

The Economic Journal, Vol. 113, pp. F3-F33, 2003
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Apr 2003
Petra Todd and Kenneth I. Wolpin
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Citation 15
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A Quantitative Analysis of Swedish Fertility Dynamics: 1751-1990

Review in Economic Dynamics, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 1999
Posted: 11 Jun 2001
Zvi Eckstein, Pedro Mira and Kenneth I. Wolpin
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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Youth Employment and Academic Performance in High School

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1861
Posted: 05 Nov 1998
Zvi Eckstein and Kenneth I. Wolpin
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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The Career Decisions of Young Men

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 105, No. 3, June 1997
Posted: 04 Jun 1997
Michael P. Keane and Kenneth I. Wolpin
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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