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CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2001

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Note:  All Western authors are in bold.

2014

2014-1. Default and Repayment Among Baccalaureate Degree Earners by Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo.

2014-2. Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks by Lance Lochner and Youngki Shin. (Online Appendix)

2014-3. Targeting the Wrong Teachers: Estimating Teacher Quality for Use in Accountability Regimes by Nirav Mehta.

2014-4. Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime by Steven N. Durlauf, Salvador Navarro and David A. Rivers.

2014-5. Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy by Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo.


2013

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 A. Rivers.

2013-3. Analysis of the CSLP Student Loan Defaulter Survey and Client Satisfaction Surveys by Lance Lochner, Todd Stinebrickner and Utku Suleymanoglu.

2013-4. A Major in Science? Initial Beliefs and Final Outcomes for College Major and Dropout by Ralph Stinebrickner and Todd Stinebrickner.

2013-5. Academic Performance and College Dropout: Using Longitudinal Expectations Data to Estimate a Learning Model by Ralph Stinebrickner and Todd Stinebrickner.

2013-6. Immigrant Job Search Assimilation in Canada by Audra J. Bowlus, Masashi Miyairi and Chris Robinson.

2013-7. The Importance of Financial Resources for Student Loan Repayment by Lance Lochner, Todd Stinebrickner and Utku Suleymanoglu.


2012

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.

2012-3. Competition in Public School Districts: Charter School Entry, Student Sorting, and School Input Determination by Nirav Mehta.

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

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.

2011-8. Using Observed Choices to Infer Agent's Information: Reconsidering the Importance of Borrowing Constraints, Uncertainty and Preferences in College Attendance by Salvador Navarro.

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.
Front Matter

2011-10. Overview: Income Inequality and Poverty in China, 2002-2007 by Shi Li, Chuliang Luo and Terry Sicular.

2011-11. Changes in Consumption Inequality in China by Jing Liu and Shi Li. (Note: This paper has been removed from the forthcoming book.)

2011-12. Housing Ownership, Incomes, and Inequality in China, 2002-2007 by Hiroshi Sato, Terry Sicular and Ximing Yue.

2011-13. Educational Inequality in China: The Intergenerational Dimension by John Knight, Terry Sicular and Ximing Yue.

2011-14. Inequality and Poverty in Rural China by Chuliang Luo and Terry Sicular.

2011-15. The Evolution of the Migrant Labor Market in China, 2002-2007 by John Knight, Quheng Deng and Shi Li.

2011-16. A New Episode of Increased Urban Income Inequality in China by Quheng Deng and Björn Gustafsson.

2011-17. Unemployment and the Rising Number of Non-Workers in Urban China: Causes and Distributional Consequences by Björn Gustafsson and Sai Ding.

2011-18. Do Employees in the Public Sector Still Enjoy Earnings Advantages? by Juan Yang, Sylvie Démurger and Shi Li.

2011-19. Redistributive Impacts of Personal Income Tax in Urban China by Jing Xu and Ximing Yue.

2011-20. Changes in the Gender Wage Gap in Urban China, 1995-2007 by Shi Li and Jin Song.

2011-21. Inter-temporal Changes in Ethnic Urban Earnings Disparities in China by Sai Ding, Shi Li and Samuel L. Myers, Jr.

Appendix I: The 2007 Household Surveys: Sampling Methods and Data Description by  Chuliang Luo, Shi Li, Terry Sicular, Quheng Deng and Ximing Yue.

Appendix II: The 2002 and 2007 CHIP Surveys: Sampling, Weights, and Combining the Urban, Rural, and Migrant Samples by Jin Song, Terry Sicular and Ximing Yue.


2010

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

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.

2008-5. Human Capital Prices, Productivity and Growth by Audra J. Bowlus and Chris Robinson. (See updated version CIBC Working Paper 2010-4.)

2008-6. Learning About Academic Ability and the College Drop-out Decision by Todd Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner.


2007

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

2006-1. Global Labour Markets, Return and Onward Migration by Abdurrahman Aydemir and Chris Robinson.


2005

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

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

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

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.