James J. Heckman

University of Chicago - Department of Economics

Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics

1126 East 59th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Cambridge, MA 02138

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Citation 90

Human Capital Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 821
Number of pages: 151 Posted: 17 Aug 2003
Pedro Manuel Carneiro and James J. Heckman
University College London - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Human Capital, Life Cycle

Human Capital Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9495
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 26 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Pedro Manuel Carneiro and James J. Heckman
University College London - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Prayer on God's Attitude Toward Mankind

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3636
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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kernel estimator, unobserved variables

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Citation 22

Fifty Years of Mincer Earnings Regressions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 775
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Mincer Model, Earnings Regressions, Returns to Schooling

Fifty Years of Mincer Earnings Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. w9732
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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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

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Citation 322

The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

IZA Working Paper No. 3333
Number of pages: 166 Posted: 23 May 2008
Lex Borghans, Angela Duckworth, James J. Heckman and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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personality traits, lifecycle effects

The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

NBER Working Paper No. w13810
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Lex Borghans, Angela Duckworth, James J. Heckman and Bas ter Weel
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research
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Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1700
Number of pages: 200 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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rate of return to schooling, internal rate of return, uncertainty, psychic costs, panel data, distribution

Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond

NBER Working Paper No. w11544
Number of pages: 199 Posted: 20 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Lab Experiments are a Major Source of Knowledge in the Social Sciences

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2894
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jan 2010
Armin Falk and James J. Heckman
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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laboratory experiments, field experiments, controlled variation

Lab Experiments are a Major Source of Knowledge in the Social Sciences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4540
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Armin Falk and James J. Heckman
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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laboratory experiments, field experiments, controlled variation

Lab Experiments are a Major Source of Knowledge in the Social Sciences

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7620
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Armin Falk and James J. Heckman
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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controlled variation, field experiments, laboratory experiments

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Citation 78

Schools, Skills, and Synapses

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3515
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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productivity, high school dropout, ability gaps, family influence, noncognitive skills, early interventions

Schools, Skills, and Synapses

NBER Working Paper No. w14064
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Schools, Skills, and Synapses

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp. 289-324, July 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Sep 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2725
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
James J. Heckman and Dimitriy V. Masterov
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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early childhood investment, noncognitive skills, cognitive skills

The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children

NBER Working Paper No. w13016
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman and Dimitriy V. Masterov
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Citation 166

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 - Harris Public Policy
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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 - Harris Public Policy
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A Dynamic Model of Health, Addiction, Education, and Wealth

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2688384, University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 2688384
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Rong Hai and James J. Heckman
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Health Capital, Education, Wealth, Human Capital, Rational Addiction, Credit Constraints, Unhealthy Behavior

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Citation 426

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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Citation 32

Econometric Causality

IZA Working Paper No. 3425
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 May 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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anticipated vs. realized outcomes, subjective and objective evaluations, Neyman-Rubin model, Roy model, econometrics, causality, counterfactuals, treatment effects

Econometric Causality

NBER Working Paper No. w13934
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Simulation and Estimation of Hedonic Models

IZA Discusion Paper No. 843; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1014
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 16 Aug 2003
James J. Heckman, Rosa L. Matzkin and Lars Nesheim
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University College London
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hedonic models, nonparametric methods, simulation, Monte Carlo, additive models, nonadditive models

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The Schooling of Southern Blacks: The Roles of Legal Activism and Private Philanthropy, 1910-1960

PIER Working Paper No. 01-036; Stanford Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 11; and Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
John J. Donohue, James J. Heckman and Petra Todd
Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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The American High School Graduation Rate: Trends and Levels

IZA Working Paper No. 3216
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 May 2008
James J. Heckman and Paul LaFontaine
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and American Bar Association
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high school dropout rate, high school graduation rates, educational attainment

The American High School Graduation Rate: Trends and Levels

NBER Working Paper No. w13670
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman and Paul LaFontaine
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and American Bar Association
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Using Matching, Instrumental Variables and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 768
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 May 2003
James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro-Lozano
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Matching, Control Functions, Instrumental Variables, Discrete Choice, Identification

Using Matching, Instrumental Variables and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Models

NBER Working Paper No. w9497
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Feb 2003
James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro-Lozano
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Removing the Veil of Ignorance in Assessing the Distributional Impacts of Social Policies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 453; IFAU Working Paper No. 2002:2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2002
University College London - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Marketing and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Social Programs, Distributional Effects, Policy Evaluation

Removing the Veil of Ignorance in Assessing the Distributional Impacts of Social Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w8840
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
University College London - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Marketing and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Comparing IV with Structural Models: What Simple IV Can and Cannot Identify

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3980
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
James J. Heckman and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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instrumental variables, structural approaches, Marschak's Maxim

Comparing IV with Structural Models: What Simple IV Can and Cannot Identify

NBER Working Paper No. w14706
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Selection Bias, Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Returns to Education: Evidence from China in 2000

IZA Discussion Paper No. 829
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Aug 2003
James J. Heckman and Xuesong Li
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics
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education, returns to education

Selection Bias, Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Returns to Education

NBER Working Paper No. w9877
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
James J. Heckman and Xuesong Li
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics
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Selection Bias, Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Returns to Education: Evidence from China in 2000

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 155-171, October 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Nov 2004
James J. Heckman and Xuesong Li
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics
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Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3985
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Lex Borghans, Bart Golsteyn, James J. Heckman and Huub Meijers
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Maastricht University - Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT)
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gender, risk aversion, ambiguity aversion

Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion

NBER Working Paper No. w14713
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Lex Borghans, Bart Golsteyn, James J. Heckman and Huub Meijers
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Maastricht University - Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT)
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The Rate of Return to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4533
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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rate of return, cost-benefit analysis, standard errors, Perry Preschool Program, compromised randomization, early childhood intervention programs, deadweight costs

The Rate of Return to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program

NBER Working Paper No. w15471
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2875
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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critical periods, sensitive periods, early childhood, Barker hypothesis

The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w13195
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Identification and Estimation of Hedonic Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 853; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1031
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Oct 2003
Ivar Ekeland, James J. Heckman and Lars Nesheim
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Education, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University College London
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additive hedonic models, semiparametric estimation

Identification and Estimation of Hedonic Models

NBER Working Paper No. w9910
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 19 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Ivar Ekeland, James J. Heckman and Lars Nesheim
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Education, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University College London
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Identification and Estimation of Hedonic Models

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, No. 1, pp. S60-S109, February 2004
Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Ivar Ekeland, James J. Heckman and Lars Nesheim
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Education, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University College London

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Private Notes on Gary Becker

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8200
Number of pages: 186 Posted: 24 May 2014
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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human capital, human behavior, lifetime contributions, tribute

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Estimating Distributions of Treatment Effects with an Application to the Returns to Schooling and Measurement of the Effects of Uncertainty on College Choice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 767
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 May 2003
University College London - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Marketing and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Policy Evaluation, Returns to Schooling, Factor Models, Counterfactual Distributions

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Personality Psychology and Economics

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5500
Number of pages: 254 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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personality, behavioral economics, cognitive traits, wages, economic success, human development, person-situation debate

Personality Psychology and Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w16822
Number of pages: 252 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2011
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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The Performance of Performance Standards

IZA Discussion Paper No. 525
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Aug 2002
James J. Heckman, Carolyn Heinrich and Jeffrey A. Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Performance Standards, Reinventing Government, Evaluation, JTPA

The Performance of Performance Standards

NBER Working Paper No. w9002
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Carolyn Heinrich and Jeffrey A. Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2320
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 15 Oct 2006
James J. Heckman, Edward Vytlacil and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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unobserved heterogeneity, instrumental variables, treatment parameters, policy evaluation

Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity

NBER Working Paper No. w12574
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 08 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2007
James J. Heckman, Sergio Urzua and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Economic, Neurobiological and Behavioral Perspectives on Building America's Future Workforce

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2190
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Stanford University - School of Medicine, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh and Harvard University
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child development, early experience, economic productivity, critical and

Economic, Neurobiological and Behavioral Perspectives on Building America's Future Workforce

NBER Working Paper No. w12298
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Stanford University - School of Medicine, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh and Harvard University
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Citation 103

Hard Evidence on Soft Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6580
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jun 2012
James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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personality, achievement tests, IQ, cognition

Hard Evidence on Soft Skills

NBER Working Paper No. w18121
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2012
James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Labor Market Discrimination and Racial Differences in Premarket Factors

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1453
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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ability, test scores, gaps, education

Labor Market Discrimination and Racial Differences in Premarket Factors

NBER Working Paper No. w10068
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2010
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Dynamic Discrete Choice and Dynamic Treatment Effects

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1790
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 18 Oct 2005
James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro-Lozano
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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dynamic treatment effects, dynamic discrete choice, semiparametric identification

Dynamic Discrete Choice and Dynamic Treatment Effects

NBER Working Paper No. t0316
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 21 Aug 2007
James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro-Lozano
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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1437
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro-Lozano
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
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro-Lozano
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California
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Childcare, Early Childhood Education, Gender Differences in Responses to Programs, Health, Long-Term Predictions, Quality of Life, Randomized Trials, Substitution Bias

The Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

NBER Working Paper No. w22993
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California
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The Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10456
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California
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childcare, early childhood education, long-term predictions, gender differences in responses to programs, health, quality of life, randomized trials, substitution bias

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Sample Selection Bias as a Specification Error (with an Application to the Estimation of Labor Supply Functions)

NBER Working Paper No. w0172
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Contributions of Zvi Griliches

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2184
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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social rate of return, growth, productivity improvement

Contributions of Zvi Griliches

NBER Working Paper No. w12318
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Schooling and Ability on Achievement Test Scores

IZA Discussion Paper No. 826
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Aug 2003
Karsten T. Hansen, James J. Heckman and Kathleen J. Mullen
Northwestern University - Department of Marketing, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
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Education, Ability, Latent Variables, Selection, MCMC

The Effect of Schooling and Ability on Achievement Test Scores

NBER Working Paper No. w9881
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Karsten T. Hansen, James J. Heckman and Kathleen J. Mullen
Northwestern University - Department of Marketing, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
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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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Causal Analysis after Haavelmo

NBER Working Paper No. w19453
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
James J. Heckman and Rodrigo R. Pinto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Causal Analysis after Haavelmo

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7628
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
James J. Heckman and Rodrigo R. Pinto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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causality, identification, do-calculus, directed acyclic graphs, simultaneous treatment effects

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A Research Agenda for Understanding the Dynamics of Skill Formation

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Citation 59

Earnings Functions and Rates of Return

IZA Working Paper No. 3310
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 May 2008
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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schooling, marginal internal rate of return, nonparametric estimation

Earnings Functions and Rates of Return

NBER Working Paper No. w13780
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Dummy Endogenous Variables in a Simultaneous Equation System

NBER Working Paper No. w0177
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Integrating Personality Psychology into Economics

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5950
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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personality psychology, behavioral economics, identification, causality

Integrating Personality Psychology into Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w17378
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
James J. Heckman
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 Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes and Social Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w12006
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Apr 2006
James J. Heckman, Jora Stixrud and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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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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Inequality in Human Capital and Endogenous Credit Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w22999
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Rong Hai and James J. Heckman
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Inequality in Human Capital and Endogenous Credit Constraints

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Rong Hai and James J. Heckman
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Human Capital, Credit Constraints, Education, Wealth

The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 798
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Social Program Participation, Job Training, Performance Standards, Cream Skimming, Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA)

The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program

NBER Working Paper No. w9818
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 05 Jul 2003
James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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The Economics of Child Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6930
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Gabriella Conti and James J. Heckman
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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child development, human capital, early childhood education

The Economics of Child Well-Being

NBER Working Paper No. w18466
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Gabriella Conti and James J. Heckman
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Early Childhood Education

NBER Working Paper No. w21766
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 30 Nov 2015
University of Chicago, Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Early Childhood Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9476
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
University of Chicago, Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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early childhood education, childcare, evaluation of social programs

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The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w19925
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
James J. Heckman and Stefano Mosso
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8000
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
James J. Heckman and Stefano Mosso
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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capacities, dynamic complementarity, parenting, scaffolding, attachment, credit constraints

The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 689-733, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
James J. Heckman and Stefano Mosso
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Comment on 'Nietzsche and the Economics of Becoming' (by Richard Robb)

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Article 4, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Intergenerational Long Term Effects of Preschool - Structural Estimates from a Discrete Dynamic Programming Model

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
James J. Heckman and Lakshmi K. Raut
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Preschool Investment, Early Childhood Development, Intergenerational Social Mobility, Structural Dynamic Programming

Intergenerational Long Term Effects of Preschool - Structural Estimates from a Discrete Dynamic Programming Model

NBER Working Paper No. w19077
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 May 2013
James J. Heckman and Lakshmi K. Raut
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Intergenerational Long Term Effects of Preschool: Structural Estimates from a Discrete Dynamic Programming Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7415
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
James J. Heckman and Lakshmi K. Raut
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and U.S. Social Security Administration
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preschool investment, early childhood development, intergenerational social mobility, structural dynamic programming

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Skill Policies for Scotland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1444; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1390
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
James J. Heckman and Dimitriy V. Masterov
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Scotland, education, training, family, policy

The Evidence on Credit Constraints in Post-Secondary Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Aug 2002
Pedro Manuel Carneiro and James J. Heckman
University College London - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Human Capital, Return to Education, Credit Constraints

The Evidence on Credit Constraints in Post-Secondary Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w9055
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2002
Pedro Manuel Carneiro and James J. Heckman
University College London - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Citation 177

Policies to Foster Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w7288
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2000
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Policies to Foster Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w7288
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 13 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data

NBER Working Paper No. w6699
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 19 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 10 May 2000
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 82
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
James J. Heckman and Sidharth Moktan
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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tenure and promotion practices, career concerns, economics publishing, citations

Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five

NBER Working Paper No. w25093
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Oct 2018
James J. Heckman and Sidharth Moktan
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11868
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Oct 2018
James J. Heckman and Sidharth Moktan
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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tenure and promotion practices, career concerns, economics publishing, citations

The Cost of Job Security Regulation: Evidence from Latin American Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7773
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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The Cost of Job Security Regulation: Evidence from Latin American Labor Markets

IDB Working Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Carmen Pages and James J. Heckman
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Policies to Create and Destroy Human Capital in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4680
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
James J. Heckman and Bas Jacobs
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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family policy, (non)cognitive skills, returns to education, inequality, dynamic complementarity, training, retirement, labor supply, human capital, skill formation, training policy, active labor market policy, tax, pension, benefit systems, welfare state

Policies to Create and Destroy Human Capital in Europe

NBER Working Paper No. w15742
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman and Bas Jacobs
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Introduction to a Theory of the Allocation of Time by Gary Becker

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8424
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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household production, economics of the family, empirical economics

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The Ged

NBER Working Paper No. w16064
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The GED

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4975
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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returns to education, GED, dropouts, graduation rate, noncognitive skills

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Randomization and Social Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. t0107
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w18581
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
James J. Heckman, Rodrigo R. Pinto and Peter A. Savelyev
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7040
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
James J. Heckman, Rodrigo R. Pinto and Peter A. Savelyev
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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cognitive traits, personality traits, externalizing behavior, academic motivation, factor analysis, human capital, human development, early childhood interventions, social experiments, Perry Preschool program, experimentally estimated production functions

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The Non-Market Benefits of Education and Ability

NBER Working Paper No. w23896
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries and Greg Veramendi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
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The Non-Market Benefits of Education and Ability

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11047
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries and Greg Veramendi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
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education and inequality, returns to education, government policy, health and inequality, household behavior and family economics

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Symposium on Child Development and Parental Investment: Introduction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9977
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Marco Francesconi and James J. Heckman
University of Essex and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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child development, education, dynamic complementarity

Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4702
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Susanne M. Schennach
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
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Susanne M. Schennach
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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China's Investment in Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w9296
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Oct 2002
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Local Instrumental Variables

NBER Working Paper No. t0252
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 May 2000 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Returns to Education: The Causal Effects of Education on Earnings, Health and Smoking

NBER Working Paper No. w22291
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries and Greg Veramendi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
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Returns to Education: The Causal Effects of Education on Earnings, Health and Smoking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9957
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries and Greg Veramendi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics and Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
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education, earnings, health, rates of return, causal effects of education, cognitive skills, non-cognitive skills

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Estimating Marginal Returns to Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5275
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Pedro Manuel Carneiro, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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returns to schooling, marginal return, average return, marginal treatment effect

Estimating Marginal Returns to Education

NBER Working Paper No. w16474
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Pedro Manuel Carneiro, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Gary Becker: Model Economic Scientist

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8827
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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empirical economics, human capital, discrimination

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Estimating Distributions of Treatment Effects with an Application to the Returns to Schooling and Measurement of the Effects of Uncertainty on College

NBER Working Paper No. w9546
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
University College London - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Marketing and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Instrumental Variables in Models with Multiple Outcomes: The General Unordered Case

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3565
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
James J. Heckman, Sergio Urzua and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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treatment effects, multinomial, nonparametric

Structural Equations, Treatment Effects and Econometric Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. t0306
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 24 May 2005
James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Structural Equations, Treatment Effects and Econometric Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. t0306
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 24 May 2005
James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Structural Equations, Treatment Effects and Econometric Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w11259
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - 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
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro
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
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro
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
Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6550
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 May 2012
James J. Heckman and Junjian Yi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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education, human capital, economic growth, inequality

Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China

NBER Working Paper No. w18100
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 May 2012
James J. Heckman and Junjian Yi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Analyzing Social Experiments as Implemented: A Reexamination of the Evidence from the Highscope Perry Preschool Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5095
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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early childhood intervention, compromised randomization, social experiment, multiple-hypothesis testing

Analyzing Social Experiments as Implemented: A Reexamination of the Evidence from the Highscope Perry Preschool Program

NBER Working Paper No. w16238
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Nonequivalence of High School Equivalents

NBER Working Paper No. w3804
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2001
Stephen V. Cameron and James J. Heckman
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Tax Policy and Human Capital Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w6462
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Capabilities and Skills

NBER Working Paper No. w22339
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
James J. Heckman and Chase Corbin
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Capabilities and Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
James J. Heckman and Chase Corbin
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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skills, capabilities, freedom, technology of skill formation

A Note on Adapting Propensity Score Matching and Selection Models to Choice Based Samples

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4304
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Jul 2009
James J. Heckman and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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choice-based sampling, matching models, propensity scores, selection models

A Note on Adapting Propensity Score Matching and Selection Models to Choice Based Samples

NBER Working Paper No. w15179
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2010
James J. Heckman and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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A Note on Adapting Propensity Score Matching and Selection Models to Choice Based Samples

Econometrics Journal, Vol. 12, Issue s1, pp. S230-S234, January 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jul 2009
James J. Heckman and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Choosing Among Alternative Nonexperimental Methods for Estimating the Impact of Social Programs: the Case of Manpower Training

NBER Working Paper No. w2861
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Learning-by-Doing vs. On-the-Job Training: Using Variation Induced by the EITC to Distinguish between Models of Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w9083
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 14 May 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Ricardo Cossa
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Charles River Associates
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Bayesian Exploratory Factor Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8338
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
University of Chicago, Johannes Kepler University - Department of Applied Statistics and Econometrics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Bayesian factor models, exploratory factor analysis, identifiability, marginal data augmentation, model expansion, model selection

87.

Comments on Are Protective Labor Market Institutions at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Review of the Evidence by David Howell, Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, and John Schmitt

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Article 5, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success

NBER Working Paper No. w20749
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Tim Kautz, James J. Heckman, Ron Diris, Bas ter Weel and Lex Borghans
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
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Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8696
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Tim Kautz, James J. Heckman, Ron Diris, Bas ter Weel and Lex Borghans
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
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non-cognitive skills, human development, interventions

89.
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Citation 39

Identification Problems in Personality Psychology

NBER Working Paper No. w16917
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Maastricht University - Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University, Department of Economics
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Identification Problems in Personality Psychology

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5605
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Maastricht University - Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University, Department of Economics
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psychology, personality, identification problem, achievement test, grades

Fostering and Measuring Skills: Interventions that Improve Character and Cognition

NBER Working Paper No. w19656
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Fostering and Measuring Skills: Interventions that Improve Character and Cognition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7750
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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character, achievement tests, skill development, interventions

Policies to Promote Growth and Economic Efficiency in Mexico

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4740
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics
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Mexico, family policy, informality, regulation

Policies to Promote Growth and Economic Efficiency in Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w16554
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics
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Evaluating Marginal Policy Changes and the Average Effect of Treatment for Individuals at the Margin

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4324
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
Pedro Manuel Carneiro, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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marginal treatment effect, effects of marginal policy changes, marginal policy relevant treatment effect, average marginal treatment effect

Evaluating Marginal Policy Changes and the Average Effect of Treatment for Individuals at the Margin

NBER Working Paper No. w15211
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Pedro Manuel Carneiro, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators

NBER Working Paper No. w5785
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Feb 1997 Last Revised: 09 May 2000
James J. Heckman and James M. Snyder
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics
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Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 27, No. 0, Special Issue
Posted: 25 Feb 1997
James J. Heckman and James M. Snyder
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science & Department of Economics

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Education, Health and Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w19971
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Northwestern University
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Education, Health and Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8027
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Northwestern University
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education, early endowments, factor models, health, treatment effects

95.

Understanding the Role of Cognitive Ability in Accounting for the Recent Rise in the Economic Return to Education

NBER Working Paper No. w6388
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
John Cawley, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (302,761)
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96.

Instrumental Variables: A Cautionary Tale

NBER Working Paper No. t0185
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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97.

The Dynamics of Educational Attainment for Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites

NBER Working Paper No. w7249
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 29 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 08 May 2000
Stephen V. Cameron and James J. Heckman
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 82 (302,761)
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Taking the Easy Way Out: How the GED Testing Program Induces Students to Drop Out

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3495
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
James J. Heckman, Paul LaFontaine and Pedro L. Rodriguez
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, American Bar Association and University of Chicago - Center for Social Program Evaluation
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GED, dropout

Taking the Easy Way Out: How the Ged Testing Program Induces Students to Drop Out

NBER Working Paper No. w14044
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2008
James J. Heckman, Paul LaFontaine and Pedro L. Rodriguez
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, American Bar Association and University of Chicago - Center for Social Program Evaluation
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99.

Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w11142
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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100.

Evaluating the Welfare State

NBER Working Paper No. w6542
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 24 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 21 May 2018
James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 78 (311,810)
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Cognitive Ability, Wages, and Meritocracy

NBER Working Paper No. w5645
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 14 May 2000
John Cawley, Karen Conneely, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM), Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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102.

The Generalized Roy Model and the Cost-Benefit Analysis of Social Programs

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-082
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Philipp Eisenhauer, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Treatment Effects, Returns and Costs to Education

Labor Market Returns to Early Childhood Stimulation: A 20-Year Followup to an Experimental Intervention in Jamaica

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6529
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, World Bank, University of the West Indies (Mona), University of the West Indies (Mona) and University College London
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Labor Markets, Educational Sciences, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Primary Education, Disease Control & Prevention

Labor Market Returns to Early Childhood Stimulation: A 20-Year Followup to an Experimental Intervention in Jamaica

NBER Working Paper No. w19185
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, World Bank, University of the West Indies (Mona), University of the West Indies (Mona) and University College London
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The American Family in Black and White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5495
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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skill gap, racial inequality, early childhood intervention

The American Family in Black and White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality

NBER Working Paper No. w16841
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Causal Parameters and Policy Analysis in Economcs: a Twentieth Century Retrospective

NBER Working Paper No. w7333
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Building Bridges between Structural and Program Evaluation Approaches to Evaluating Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w16110
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early Life Adversity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6495
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
University of Chicago, Imperial College Business School, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Central Oregon Community College - Department of Psychology, NICHD and NICHD
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rhesus monkeys, health, maternal behavior, social deprivation

Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early Life Adversity

NBER Working Paper No. w18002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2014
University of Chicago, Imperial College Business School, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Central Oregon Community College - Department of Psychology, NICHD and NICHD
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Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Nonadditive Hedonic Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4329
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
James J. Heckman, Rosa L. Matzkin and Lars Nesheim
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University College London
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hedonic models, hedonic equilibrium, nonadditive models, identification, non-parametric estimation

Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Nonadditive Hedonic Models

NBER Working Paper No. w15226
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
James J. Heckman, Rosa L. Matzkin and Lars Nesheim
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University College London
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109.

Flexibility and Job Creation: Lessons for Germany

NBER Working Paper No. w9194
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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110.
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Testing the Correlated Random Coefficient Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4525
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
James J. Heckman, Daniel Schmierer and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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instrumental variables, testing, correlated random coefficient, power of tests based on IV

Testing the Correlated Random Coefficient Model

NBER Working Paper No. w15463
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
James J. Heckman, Daniel Schmierer and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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111.

Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

NBER Working Paper No. w10129
Number of pages: 138 Posted: 05 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 67 (339,376)
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112.

Explaining Rising Wage Inequality: Explorations with a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Labor Earnings with Heterogeneous Agents

NBER Working Paper No. w6384
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 67 (339,376)
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Models for the Analysis of Labor Force Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w0857
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 05 Feb 2001
Christopher J. Flinn and James J. Heckman
New York University -Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (342,046)
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114.

General Equilibrium Cost Benefit Analysis of Education and Tax Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w6881
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 10 May 2000
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 64 (347,588)
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Simple Estimators for Treatment Parameters in a Latent Variable Framework with an Application to Estimating the Returns to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w7950
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Justin L. Tobias and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Gender Differences in the Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

NBER Working Paper No. w23412
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 May 2017
Jorge Luis García, James J. Heckman and Anna Ziff
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Gender Differences in the Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10758
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 May 2017
Jorge Luis García, James J. Heckman and Anna Ziff
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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gender differences, childcare, early childhood education, health, randomized trials, substitution bias

117.

Life Cycle Schooling and Dynamic Selection Bias: Models and Evidence for Five Cohorts

NBER Working Paper No. w6385
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Stephen V. Cameron and James J. Heckman
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Citation 49

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118.

The Many Contributions of Edmund Phelps: American Economic Association Luncheon Speech Honoring the 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Article 2, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Identification of Treatment Effects Using Control Functions in Models with Continuous, Endogenous Treatment and Heterogeneous Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w14002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2008
University of Toulouse, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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120.

Econometric Mixture Models and More General Models for Unobservables in Duration Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. t0157
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2006
James J. Heckman and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 57 (368,175)
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Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation

NBER Working Paper No. w10946
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
Robert Bornholz and James J. Heckman
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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122.

What Do Bureaucrats Do? The Effects of Performance Standards and Bureaucratic Preferences on Acceptance into the Jtpa Program

NBER Working Paper No. w5535
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Jeffrey A. Smith and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Econometric Mediation Analyses: Identifying the Sources of Treatment Effects from Experimentally Estimated Production Technologies with Unmeasured and Mismeasured Inputs

NBER Working Paper No. w19314
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
James J. Heckman and Rodrigo R. Pinto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Econometric Mediation Analyses: Identifying the Sources of Treatment Effects from Experimentally Estimated Production Technologies with Unmeasured and Mismeasured Inputs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7552
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
James J. Heckman and Rodrigo R. Pinto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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production function, mediation analysis, measurement error, missing inputs

124.

The Schooling Quality-Earnings Relationship: Using Economic Theory to Interpret Functional Forms Consistent with the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w5288
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2007
James J. Heckman, Anne Layne-Farrar and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Charles River Associates and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Unordered Monotonicity

NBER Working Paper No. w23497
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jul 2017
James J. Heckman and Rodrigo R. Pinto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Unordered Monotonicity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10821
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
James J. Heckman and Rodrigo R. Pinto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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instrumental variables, monotonicity, revealed preference, Generalized Roy Model, binary matrices, discrete choice, selection bias, identification, discrete mixtures

126.

Treatment Effects for Discrete Outcomes When Responses to Treatment Vary Among Observationally Identical Persons: An Application to Norwegian ..

NBER Working Paper No. t0262
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Arild Aakvik, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Bergen - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Tests of Hypotheses Arising in the Correlated Random Coefficient Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5205
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman and Daniel Schmierer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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correlated random coefficient models, instrumental variables

Tests of Hypotheses Arising in the Correlated Random Coefficient Model

NBER Working Paper No. w16421
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman and Daniel Schmierer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary

NBER Working Paper No. w16180
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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New Methods for Estimating Labor Supply Functions: A Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w0858
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 24 May 2009
James J. Heckman and Thomas E. MaCurdy
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Meritocracy in America: An Examination of Wages within and Across Occupations

NBER Working Paper No. w6446
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
John Cawley, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Meritocracy in America: Wages within and Across Occupations

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 38, No. 3, July 1999
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
John Cawley, James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics

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Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project

NBER Working Paper No. w25889
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jun 2019
James J. Heckman and Ganesh Karapakula
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12363
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
James J. Heckman and Ganesh Karapakula
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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externalities, early childhood interventions, spillover effects, intergenerational treatment effects, intragenerational treatment effects

132.

The Scandinavian Fantasy: The Sources of Intergenerational Mobility in Denmark and the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w22465
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Rasmus Landersø and James J. Heckman
Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Inference with Imperfect Randomization: The Case of the Perry Preschool Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5625
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
James J. Heckman, Rodrigo R. Pinto, Azeem Shaikh and Adam Yavitz
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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multiple testing, multiple outcomes, randomized trial, randomization tests, imperfect randomization, Perry Preschool Program, program evaluation, familywise error rate, exact inference, partial identification

Inference with Imperfect Randomization: The Case of the Perry Preschool Program

NBER Working Paper No. w16935
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
James J. Heckman, Rodrigo R. Pinto, Azeem Shaikh and Adam Yavitz
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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134.

Assessing Clinton's Program on Job Training, Workfare, and Education in the Workplace

NBER Working Paper No. w4428
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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135.
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The Developmental Approach to Child and Adult Health

NBER Working Paper No. w18664
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Gabriella Conti and James J. Heckman
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Developmental Approach to Child and Adult Health

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7060
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Gabriella Conti and James J. Heckman
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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health, prevention, remediation, capabilities, technology of capability formation

136.

Measuring the Effect of an Anti-Discrimination Program

NBER Working Paper No. w0050
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Orley Ashenfelter and James J. Heckman
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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137.

Bias Corrected Estimates of Ged Returns

NBER Working Paper No. W12018
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
James J. Heckman and Paul LaFontaine
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and American Bar Association
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Evaluation of the Reggio Approach to Early Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10742
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 May 2017
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Turin - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Turin - Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis and University of Chicago
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childcare, early childhood education, Reggio Approach, evaluation, Italian education

Evaluation of the Reggio Approach to Early Education

NBER Working Paper No. w23390
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 May 2017
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Turin - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Turin - Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis and University of Chicago
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Evaluation of the Reggio Approach to Early Education

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12031
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 May 2017
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Turin - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Turin - Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis and University of Chicago
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childcare, early childhood education, evaluation, Italian education, Reggio approach

139.

Instrumental Variables, Selection Models, and Tight Bounds on the Average Treatment Effect

NBER Working Paper No. t0259
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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140.

Estimation of a Stochastic Model of Reproduction: An Econometric Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w0034
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
James J. Heckman and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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141.

General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tuition Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w6426
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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142.

Accounting for Heterogeneity, Diversity, and General Equilibriumin Evaluating Social Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w7230
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 28 Jul 1999 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2008
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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143.

The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates: Evidence from the National Jtpa Study

NBER Working Paper No. w6105
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Mar 1998 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A. Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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144.

The Government's Impact on the Labor Market Status of Black Americans: A Critical Review

NBER Working Paper No. w0183
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
Richard J. Butler and James J. Heckman
Brigham Young University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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145.

Identifying the Role of Cognitive Ability in Explaining the Level of and Change in the Return to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w7820
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2001
James J. Heckman and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Quantifying the Life-Cycle Benefits of a Prototypical Early Childhood Program

NBER Working Paper No. w23479
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California
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Quantifying the Life-Cycle Benefits of a Prototypical Early Childhood Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10811
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California
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childcare, early childhood education, life-cycle benefits, long-term forecasts, rates of return

147.

Simulation and Estimation of Nonaddative Hedonic Models

NBER Working Paper No. w9895
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 17 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
James J. Heckman, Rosa L. Matzkin and Lars Nesheim
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University College London
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148.

A Beta-Logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women

NBER Working Paper No. w0112
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 May 2001
James J. Heckman and Robert J. Willis
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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149.

The Race between Demand and Supply: Tinbergen's Pioneering Studies of Earnings Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w25415
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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150.

Continuous Versus Episodic Change: The Impact of Civil Rights Policy on the Economic Status of Blacks

NBER Working Paper No. w3894
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
John J. Donohue and James J. Heckman
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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151.

Labor Supply Estimates for Public Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w0299
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2010
George J. Borjas and James J. Heckman
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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152.

The Scandinavian Fantasy: The Sources of Intergenerational Mobility in Denmark and the U.S

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10000
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Rasmus Landersø and James J. Heckman
Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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social mobility, education, inequality, comparative analysis of systems

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Does Measured School Quality Really Matter? An Examination of the Earnings-Quality Relationship

NBER Working Paper No. w5274
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 15 Aug 2000
James J. Heckman, Anne Layne-Farrar and Petra Todd
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Charles River Associates and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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