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Working Papers

2019

  1. Long-Run Effects from Comprehensive Student Support: Evidence from Pathways to Education
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads
  2. The Remarkable Unresponsiveness of College Students to Nudging And What We Can Learn from It
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2018

  1. Improving Non-Academic Student Outcomes Using Online and Text-Message Coaching
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. When Studying and Nudging Don’t Go as Planned: Unsuccessful Attempts to Help Traditional and Online College Students
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. What Sets College Thrivers and Divers Apart? A Contrast in Study Habits, Attitudes, and Mental Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2019)

2016

  1. Applying Behavioral Economics to Public Policy in Canada
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2017)
  2. Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2019)
  3. Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2018)
  4. Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2018)
  5. What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2016)

2015

  1. Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Evaluating Student Performance in Pathways to Education
    e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute Downloads
  3. Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)

2014

  1. Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2017)

2013

  1. Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2015)
  2. Making College Worth It: A Review of Research on the Returns to Higher Education
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (84)

2012

  1. Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2013)
  2. Why do some employers prefer to interview Matthew but not Samir? New evidence from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (10)

2011

  1. A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (3)
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2014)

2010

  1. When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2014)

2009

  1. A Professor Like Me: Influence of Professor Gender on University Achievement
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (15)
  2. How large are returns to schooling? Hint: Money isn't everything
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (65)
  3. The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (48)
  4. Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Six Thousand Resumes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

2008

  1. Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2010)
  2. The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (34)

2007

  1. A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2009)
  2. Incentives and Services for College Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Trial
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2009)
  3. The Long-Run Consequences of Living in a Poor Neighborhood
    Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy, Working Paper Series, Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2003)

2006

  1. Importance des signaux de competence pour l'obtention d'un emploi et de l'avancement
    Direction des études analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des études analytiques Downloads
  2. Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  3. Professor Qualities and Student Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)
  4. Short, Medium, and Long Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis using Siblings and Twins
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2008)
  5. The Importance of Signalling in Job Placement and Promotion
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Canadian Compulsory School Laws and Their Impact on Educational Attainment and Future Earnings
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Legislation canadienne de l'ecole obligatoire et incidence sur les annees de scolarite et le futur revenu du travail
    Direction des études analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des études analytiques Downloads
  3. The Intergenerational Effect of Worker Displacement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Working Papers, University of California, Davis, Department of Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2008)
  4. The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling
    Working Papers, University of California, Davis, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2006)

2003

  1. Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? Evidence from Changes in School-Leaving Laws
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? International Evidence From Changes in School-Leaving Laws
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
  3. Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence from the U.S. and the U.K
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (64)
  4. Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)

2002

  1. Do Neighbourhoods Influence Long-term Labour Market Success? A Comparison of Adults Who Grew up in Different Public Housing Projects
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Les quartiers influencent-ils la reussite a long terme sur le marche du travail?: comparaison des adultes qui ont grandi dans des ensembles de logements publics differents
    Direction des études analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des études analytiques Downloads

1999

  1. Generational Accounting and Immigration in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Introduction: Labor Markets and Public Policies in the United States and Canada
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2019, 37, (S2), S243 - S252 Downloads
    See also Chapter (2016)
  2. Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help all High School Seniors Through the College Application Process
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019, 38, (2), 426-454 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. What sets college thrivers and divers apart? A contrast in study habits, attitudes, and mental health
    Economics Letters, 2019, 178, (C), 50-53 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. Do Large Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly? An Analysis of Canadian Field Experiment Data
    Canadian Public Policy, 2018, 44, (1), 1-12 Downloads
  2. Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53, (2), 299-329 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Thrivers and divers: Using non-academic measures to predict college success and failure
    Economics of Education Review, 2018, 62, (C), 170-182 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. Applying behavioural economics to public policy in Canada
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2017, 50, (3), 599-635 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Behavioral barriers transitioning to college
    Labour Economics, 2017, 47, (C), 48-63 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students
    Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 125, (4), 947 - 984 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2016

  1. What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (3), 57-84 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (3), 549-579 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (8), 2567-91 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers?: New Evidence on College Achievement Awards
    Journal of Human Resources, 2014, 49, (3) Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2013

  1. Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2013, 115, (1), 3-26 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. The Role of Application Assistance and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block Fafsa Experiment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (3), 1205-1242 Downloads View citations (188)
  2. The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (211)

2011

  1. Peer effects on high school aspirations: Evidence from a sample of close and not-so-close friends
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (4), 575-581 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Priceless: The Nonpecuniary Benefits of Schooling
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (1), 159-84 Downloads View citations (187)
  3. Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Thirteen Thousand Resumes
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, 3, (4), 148-71 Downloads View citations (93)

2010

  1. Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010, 2, (2), 95-117 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement
    Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44, (2) Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Incentives and Services for College Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Trial
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (1), 136-63 Downloads View citations (186)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Professor Qualities and Student Achievement
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (1), 83-92 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Neighbourhood Effects in Canada: A Critique
    Canadian Public Policy, 2008, 34, (2), 237-258 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis Using Siblings and Twins
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (1) Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. The Intergenerational Effects of Worker Displacement
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2008, 26, (3), 455-483 Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2007

  1. Do dropouts drop out too soon? Wealth, health and happiness from compulsory schooling
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (11-12), 2213-2229 Downloads View citations (193)

2006

  1. Estimating Average and Local Average Treatment Effects of Education when Compulsory Schooling Laws Really Matter
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (1), 152-175 Downloads View citations (275)
  2. The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, 24, (4), 729-760 Downloads View citations (132)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. The compelling effects of compulsory schooling: evidence from Canada
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2006, 39, (1), 22-52 Downloads View citations (44)

2004

  1. Does education improve citizenship? Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (9-10), 1667-1695 Downloads View citations (257)

2003

  1. The Long-Run Consequences of Living in a Poor Neighborhood
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, 118, (4), 1533-1575 Downloads View citations (168)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

1999

  1. Analyzing the Fiscal Impact of U.S. Immigration
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 176-180 Downloads View citations (56)

Books

2019

  1. Small Differences II: Public Policies in Canada and the United States
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Chapters

2016

  1. Behavioral Economics of Education
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Introduction: Labor Markets and Public Policies in the United States and Canada
    A chapter in Small Differences II: Public Policies in Canada and the United States, 2016
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2019)

2007

  1. Would More Compulsory Schooling Help Disadvantaged Youth? Evidence from Recent Changes to School-Leaving Laws
    A chapter in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, 2007, pp 85-112 Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. The Fiscal Effects of U.S. Immigration: A Generational-Accounting Perspective
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 14, 2000, pp 123-156 Downloads View citations (10)

1999

  1. Canada: On the Road to Fiscal Balance
    A chapter in Generational Accounting around the World, 1999, pp 199-218 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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