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Journal of Human Capital

2007 - 2020

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Volume 14, issue 4, 2020

Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of Dragon Children in China pp. 485 - 534 Downloads
Naci Mocan and Han Yu
Effects of Maternal Education on Early Nonmonetary Investments in Child Development pp. 535 - 583 Downloads
Emine Kübra Usta
Monitoring and Sanctioning Cheating at School: What Works? Evidence from a National Evaluation Program pp. 584 - 616 Downloads
Claudio Lucifora and Marco Tonello
After-School Care, Child Care Arrangements, and Child Development pp. 617 - 652 Downloads
Ailin He and Nagham Sayour

Volume 14, issue 3, 2020

The Effect of Grants on University Dropout Rates: Evidence from the Italian Case pp. 343 - 370 Downloads
Francesca Modena, Enrico Rettore and Giulia Martina Tanzi
Understanding the Mechanisms Linking College Education with Longevity pp. 371 - 400 Downloads
Kai Hong, Peter Savelyev and Kegon Tan
Aid Volatility, Human Capital, and Growth pp. 401 - 448 Downloads
Pierre-Richard Agénor and Nihal Bayraktar
The Socioeconomic and Gender Impacts of Health Events on Employment Transitions in France: A Panel Data Study pp. 449 - 483 Downloads
Emmanuel Duguet and Christine Le Clainche

Volume 14, issue 2, 2020

Education in a Heterogeneous-Agent Economy: Revisiting Transatlantic Differences pp. 165 - 216 Downloads
Orhan Torul
Skills and Youth Unemployment: Cross-Country Evidence from Synthetic Panel Data pp. 217 - 248 Downloads
Margarida Rodrigues
The Effect of Dormitory Residence during College on Student Outcomes pp. 249 - 289 Downloads
Curtis Reynolds
Peers, Parents, and Attitudes about School pp. 290 - 342 Downloads
Jonathan Norris

Volume 14, issue 1, 2020

The Nurture Effects of Multidimensional Parental Skills on College Attainment pp. 1 - 42 Downloads
Jiaming Soh and Kegon Tan
The Effect of Increasing Human Capital Investment on Economic Growth and Poverty: A Simulation Exercise pp. 43 - 83 Downloads
Matthew Collin and David Weil
Heterogeneity in the Effect of College Expansion Policy on Wages: Evidence from the Russian Labor Market pp. 84 - 121 Downloads
Volha Belskaya, Klara Sabirianova Peter and Christian Posso
Joint Impact of the Conditional Cash Transfer on Child Nutritional Status and Household Expenditure in Indonesia pp. 122 - 164 Downloads
Toshiaki Aizawa

Volume 13, issue 4, 2019

When Students Don’t Care: Reexamining International Differences in Achievement and Student Effort pp. 519 - 552 Downloads
Gema Zamarro, Collin Hitt and Ildefonso Mendez
Maternal Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence Using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility pp. 553 - 584 Downloads
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Xilin Zhou
Intergenerational Mobility in Education: Variation in Geography and Time pp. 585 - 634 Downloads
Jason Fletcher and Joel Han
Teachers and Cheaters: Just an Anagram? pp. 635 - 669 Downloads
Santiago Pereda-Fernández

Volume 13, issue 3, 2019

Occupational Attainment of Natives and Immigrants: A Cross-Cohort Analysis pp. 375 - 409 Downloads
Hugh Cassidy
Marching across Generations? Education Benefits and Intrahousehold Decision-Making pp. 410 - 433 Downloads
Benjamin L. Castleman, Francis X. Murphy and William Skimmyhorn
Can Basic Maternal Literacy Skills Improve Infant Health Outcomes? Evidence from the Education Act in Nepal pp. 434 - 478 Downloads
Vinish Shrestha
Contributions of Skills to the Racial Wage Gap pp. 479 - 518 Downloads
Melinda Petre

Volume 13, issue 2, 2019

Introducing Volume 2 of Celebrating the Life and Work of Gary Becker pp. 137 - 139 Downloads
Isaac Ehrlich
Sample of The Power of the Economic Approach: Unpublished Manuscripts of Gary S. Becker, Edited by Julio J. Elías, Casey B. Mulligan, and Kevin M. Murphy, University of Chicago Press (Forthcoming) pp. 140 - 141 Downloads
Julio Elias, Casey Mulligan and Kevin M. Murphy
Preference Formation within Families pp. 142 - 156 Downloads
Gary Becker
The Rise of Services: The Role of Skills, Scale, and Female Labor Supply pp. 157 - 187 Downloads
Francisco Buera, Joseph Kaboski and Min Qiang (Kent) Zhao
The Effect of Education and School Quality on Female Crime pp. 188 - 235 Downloads
Javier Cano-Urbina and Lance Lochner
On Human Capital and Team Stability pp. 236 - 259 Downloads
Pierre-André Chiappori, Alfred Galichon and Bernard Salanié
Education and Marriage Decisions of Japanese Women and the Role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act pp. 260 - 292 Downloads
Linda N. Edwards, Takuya Hasebe and Tadashi Sakai
Labor Markets in Statistics: The Subject Supply Effect in Medical R&D pp. 293 - 340 Downloads
Anup Malani and Tomas J. Philipson
Age and the Trying Out of New Ideas pp. 341 - 373 Downloads
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya

Volume 13, issue 1, 2019

Inheritance Laws, Educational Attainment, and Child Labor: Evidence from Indian States pp. 1 - 38 Downloads
Amanda Kerr
Do Pimples Pay? Acne, Human Capital, and the Labor Market pp. 39 - 55 Downloads
Hugo M. Mialon and Erik Nesson
Picking Up the Losses: The Impact of the Cultural Revolution on Human Capital Reinvestment in Urban China pp. 56 - 94 Downloads
Jun Han, Wing Suen and Junsen Zhang
Increasing Higher Education Access: Supply, Sorting, and Outcomes in Colombia pp. 95 - 136 Downloads
Juan Esteban Carranza and María Marta Ferreyra

Volume 12, issue 4, 2018

Does Bad News Travel Faster? On the Determinants of Medical Technology Abandonment pp. 569 - 603 Downloads
Julie Berez, Guy David, David H. Howard and Mark D. Neuman
Assessing the Smooth Rise in Mothers’ Employment as Children Age pp. 604 - 639 Downloads
Darren Lubotsky and Javaeria A. Qureshi
The Effects of Compulsory-Schooling Laws on Teenage Marriage and Births in Turkey pp. 640 - 668 Downloads
Murat Kırdar, Meltem Dayıoğlu and İsmet Koç
Increasing Student Involvement to Decrease Underachievement: Experimental Evidence on Gender Differences in Performance pp. 669 - 700 Downloads
Carla Haelermans and Maartje van der Eem

Volume 12, issue 3, 2018

Medicaid Crowd-Out of Long-Term Care Insurance with Endogenous Medicaid Enrollment pp. 431 - 474 Downloads
Geena Kim
Are Men Given Priority for Top Jobs? Investigating the Glass Ceiling in Italian Academia pp. 475 - 503 Downloads
Maria De Paola, Michela Ponzo and Vincenzo Scoppa
Tuition Fees, Student Finances, and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Differential Raise in Fees pp. 504 - 541 Downloads
Hans Fricke
Does Paternal Unemployment Affect Young Adult Offspring's Personality? pp. 542 - 567 Downloads
Viola Angelini, Marco Bertoni and Luca Corazzini

Volume 12, issue 2, 2018

Celebrating the Life and Work of Gary Becker pp. 173 - 181 Downloads
Isaac Ehrlich
What Was the Industrial Revolution? pp. 182 - 203 Downloads
Robert Lucas
Low-Skill and High-Skill Automation pp. 204 - 232 Downloads
Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo
What Accounts for the US Ascendancy to Economic Superpower by the Early Twentieth Century? The Morrill Act-Human Capital Hypothesis pp. 233 - 281 Downloads
Isaac Ehrlich, Adam Cook and Yong Yin
The Nonmarket Benefits of Education and Ability pp. 282 - 304 Downloads
James Heckman, John Humphries and Gregory Veramendi
Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation across Countries: Lessons from US Immigrants pp. 305 - 342 Downloads
David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, Nancy Qian and Todd Schoellman
Technology, Skill, and the Wage Structure pp. 343 - 384 Downloads
Nancy L. Stokey
Dynastic Human Capital and Black-White Earnings Differentials in the United States, 1940–2000 pp. 385 - 430 Downloads
Chad Turner, Robert Tamura, Curtis Simon and Sean Mulholland

Volume 12, issue 1, 2018

The Effects of Vocational Rehabilitation for People with Physical Disabilities pp. 1 - 37 Downloads
David Dean, Robert Schmidt, John Pepper and Steven Stern
Universal Child Care and Long-Term Effects on Child Well-Being: Evidence from Canada pp. 38 - 98 Downloads
Catherine Haeck, Laetitia Lebihan and Philip Merrigan
Labor Market Conditions and Cultural Change: Evidence from Vietnam pp. 99 - 124 Downloads
Louise Grogan
Working While Studying: A Bad Decision? pp. 125 - 171 Downloads
Cristina Lopez-Mayan
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