Lance Lochner

Professor and Director, CHCP (Centre for Human Capital and Productivity)
Canada Research Chair in Human Capital and Productivity
Social Science Faculty Scholar
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1998

Other Publications

Cano-Urbina, Javier, and Lance Lochner, “The Effect of Education and School Quality on Female Crime,” Journal of Human Capital, 13(2), 2019: 188-235.

"Default and Repayment among Baccalaureate Degree Earners," in Brad Hershbein and Kevin Hollenbeck (eds.), Student Loans and the Dynamics of Debt, Chapter 8, Kalamazoo: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (2015), with Alexander Monge-Naranjo.

"Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. and Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy?" forthcoming in Canadian Journal of Economics, 2014, with Philippe Belley and Marc Frenette (Online Appendix)

"Education Policy and Crime," in P. Cook, J. Ludwig and J. McCrary (eds.), Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, Chapter 11, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

"Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship" in E. Hanushek, S. Machin and L. Woessmann (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 4, Chapter 2, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 2011.

Education and Crime,” in S. Bradley and C. Green (eds.), The Economics of Education: A Comprehensive Overview, 2nd Edition, Chapter 9, London: Academic Press, 2020.

"Earnings Functions and Rates of Return," Journal of Human Capital, 2(1): 1-31 (Spring 2008), with James J. Heckman and Petra Todd.

"Intergenerational Transmission," in L. Blume and S. Durlauf (eds.), New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, Palgrave Macmillan (2008).

"Borrowing Constraints on Families with Young Children," Innovation in Education, Cleveland: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: 39-48 (2006), with Elizabeth Caucutt.

"Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation," in E. Hanushek and F. Welch (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 1, Chapter 12, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science (2006), with Flavio Cunha, James J. Heckman and Dimitriy Masterov.

"Earnings Functions, Rates of Return, and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond," in E. Hanushek and F. Welch (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 1, Chapter 7, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science (2006), with James J. Heckman and Petra Todd.


Other Working Papers

Earnings Dynamics and Intergenerational Transmission of Skill”, Working Paper, 2021, with Youngmin Park.

"Four Decades of Canadian Earnings Inequalityand Dynamics Across Workers and Firms," Working Paper, 2021, with Audra Bowlus, Émilien Gouin-Bonenfant and Huju Liu. (Online Appendix)

"Returns to Skill and the Evolution of Skills for Older Men," Working Paper, 2020, with Qian Liu, Youngmin Park and Youngki Shin.

"Child Skill Production: Accounting for Parental and Market-based Time and Goods Investments," Bank of Canada Working Paper, 2020, with Elizabeth Caucutt, Joseph Mullins and Youngmin Park. (Online Appendix)

"Wage Dynamics and Returns to Unobserved Skill," CHCP Working Paper 2017-26, with Youngmin Park and Youngki Shin.

"Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks," Working Paper, 2014, with Youngki Shin. (Online Appendix)

"Measuring the Impacts of the Tangelo Park Project on Local Residents" (December, 2010).

"Social Networks and the Aggregation of Individual Decisions," NBER Working Paper No. 8979 (2004), with D. Lee Heavner.

"Human Capital Formation with Endogenous Credit Constraints," NBER Working Paper No. 8815 (2004), with Alexander Monge-Naranjo.