CIBC Centre for Human Capital & Productivity
Working Paper Series
Note: All Western authors are in bold.
2013-1. The Changing Determinants of High School Attainment in Rural China by Juan Yang, Terry Sicular and Desheng Lai.
2013-2. Are Exporters More Productive than Non-Exporters? by David Rivers.
2013-3. Analysis of the CSLP Student Loan Defaulter Survey and Client Satisfaction Surveys by Lance Lochner, Todd Stinebrickner and Utku Suleymanoglu.
2012-1. Credit Constraints in Education by Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo.
2012-2. The Contributions of Search and Human Capital to Earnings Growth Over the Life Cycle by Audra J. Bowlus and Huju Liu.
2012-4. Heterogeneity and Long-Run Changes in U.S. Hours and the Labor Wedge by Simona E. Cociuba and Alexander Ueberfeldt.
2012-5. Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family by Elizabeth M. Caucutt and Lance Lochner.
2011-1. Math or Science? Using Longitudinal Expectations Data to Examine the Process of Choosing a College Major by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2011-2. Estimating and Testing Non-Linear Models Using Instrumental Variables by Lance Lochner and Enrico Moretti.
2011-3. The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit by Gordon B. Dahl and Lance Lochner. (Online Appendix)
2011-4. Effective Tax and Subsidy Rates on Human Capital in Canada by John B. Burbidge, Kirk A. Collins, James B. Davies and Lonnie Magee.
2011-5. Occupational Mobility, Occupation Distance and Specific Human Capital by Chris Robinson.
2011-6. An International Comparison of Lifetime Inequality: How Continental Europe Resembles North America by Audra J. Bowlus and Jean-Marc Robin.
2011-7. How the Timing of Grade Retention Affects Outcomes: Identification and Estimation of Time-Varying Treatment Effects by Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Salvador Navarro and Yuya Takahashi.
2011-9. On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity? by Amit Gandhi, Salvador Navarro and David Rivers.
Working Papers 2011-10. to 2011-21. — Chapters from: Rising Inequality in China: Challenge to a Harmonious Society, by Shi Li, Hiroshi Sato and Terry Sicular, eds., revised August, 2012, forthcoming 2013 from Cambridge University Press.
2010-1. The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital by Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo. (Online Appendix)
2010-2. Education Policy and Crime by Lance Lochner.
2010-3. Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income: Comparing the U.S. and Canada by Philippe Belley, Marc Frenette and Lance Lochner. (Online Appendix)
2010-4. Human Capital Prices, Productivity and Growth by Audra J. Bowlus and Chris Robinson.
2010-5. The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit by Gordon B. Dahl and Lance Lochner.
2010-6. Interracial Friendships in College by Braz Camargo, Ralph Stinebrickner and Todd Stinebrickner.
2010-7. Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship by Lance Lochner.
2008-1. The Changing Role of Family Income and Ability in Determining Educational Achievement by Philippe Belley and Lance Lochner.
2008-2. Earnings Functions and Rates of Return by James J. Heckman, Lance J. Lochner and Petra E. Todd.
2008-3. Human Capital Specificity: Evidence from the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and Displaced Worker Surveys 1984-2000 by Maxim Poletaev and Chris Robinson.
2008-4. Evidence About the Potential Role for Affirmative Action in Higher Education by Braz Camargo, Ralph Stinebrickner and Todd Stinebrickner.
2008-6. Learning About Academic Ability and the College Drop-out Decision by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2007-1. The Effect of Credit Constraints On The College Drop-Out Decision: A Direct Approach Using a New Panel Study by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2007-2. The Causal Effect of Studying on Academic Performance by Todd R. Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2006-1. Global Labour Markets, Return and Onward Migration by Abdurrahman Aydemir and Chris Robinson.
2005-1. The Contribution of Post-Secondary Education to Human Capital Stocks in Canada and the United States by Audra J. Bowlus and Chris Robinson.
2005-2. Human Capital, Productivity and Growth by Audra Bowlus, Haoming Liu and Chris Robinson.
2005-3. Race, Poverty, and Teacher Mobility by Benjamin Scafidi, David L. Sjoquist and Todd R. Stinebrickner.
2005-4. What Can Be Learned About Peer Effects Using College Roommates? Evidence from New Survey Data and Students From Disadvantaged Backgrounds by Todd R. Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2005-5. Do Teachers Really Leave for Higher Paying Jobs in Alternative Occupations? by Benjamin Scafidi, David L. Sjoquist and Todd R. Stinebrickner.
2004-1. Technological Change in the Production of Human Capital: Implications for Human Capital Stocks, Wages and Skill Differentials by Audra J. Bowlus and Chris Robinson.
2004-2. Human Capital Specificity: Direct and Indirect Evidence from Canadian and US Panels and Displaced Worker Surveys by Maxim Poletaev and Chris Robinson.
2003-1. What is the Value Added by Caseworkers? by Michael Lechner and Jeffrey Smith.
2003-2. Equilibrium Policy Experiments and the Evaluation of Social Programs by Jeremy Lise, Shannon Seitz and Jeffrey Smith.
2003-3. How Robust is the Evidence on the Effects of College Quality? Evidence from Matching by Dan A. Black and Jeffrey Smith.
2003-4. The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program by James J. Heckman and Jeffrey Smith.
2003-5. Does Matching Overcome Lalonde's Critique of Nonexperimental Estimators? by Jeffrey Smith and Petra Todd.
2003-6. Human Capital and Skill Specificity by Maxim Poletaev and Chris Robinson.
2003-7. The Long-term Effects of Graduating from High School During a Recession: Bad Luck or Forced Opportunity? by Audra J. Bowlus and Haoming Liu.
2001-1. Working During School and Academic Performance by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2001-2. Time Use and College Outcomes by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2001-3. Peer Effects Among Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2001-4. Understanding Educational Outcomes of Students from Low Income Families: Evidence from a Liberal Arts College with a Full Tuition Subsidy Program by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.
2001-5. Displaced Workers, Early Leavers, and Re-employment Wages by Audra Bowlus and Lars Vilhuber.
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News and Noteworthy
- Lance Lochner discusses the social safety net and investments in children in The Atlantic.
- Chris Robinson discusses the transferability of skills for laid-off workers on CBC Radio Canada International.
- Todd Stinebrickner discusses post-secondary dropouts in a recent Globe and Mail article.
- Todd Stinebrickner discusses post-secondary dropout on "The Live Drive with John Tory", NEWSTALK 1010.
- Check out Terry Sicular's new book Rising Inequality in China: Challenge to a Harmonious Society
- Terry Sicular discusses savings and housing in China in the Globe and Mail.
- A recent article in The Economist discusses Terry Sicular's estimates of inequality in China.
- Lance Lochner discusses the effects of education on crime, health, and democracy with Doug Henwood on "Behind the News".
- Terry Sicular receives the prestigious Chinese Zhang Peigang Award for Outstanding Achivement in Development Economics for her recent book, Research on the Distribution of Income in China III.
- "Seminar: Pedro Carniero, University College of London (April 10, 2013)"
- Conference on Tasks, Skills and Human Capital, (Western University, October 12, 2012)
- RCEF Conference on Cities, Open Economies and Public Policy, (University of Toronto, August 16-18, 2012)
- MSU/UM/UWO Labor Day Conference, University of Michigan, May 9, 2012
- Seminar: Numeracy and Brain Development in Children, Daniel Ansari, (Western, March 23, 2012)
- Conference on Financing Human Capital Investment (Chicago, IL, January 5, 2012)
- CIBC Centre Researchers met with Annette Ryan (Chief Economist and Dir. Gen., Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch, Industry Canada) regarding a new Research Network on Canadian Productivity (October 11, 2011)