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Journal of Human Capital

2007 - 2023

From University of Chicago Press
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Volume 17, issue 3, 2023

Opening the Black Box: Behavioral Responses of Teachers and Principals to Pay-for-Performance Incentive Programs pp. 315 - 348 Downloads
Tom Ahn and Jacob Vigdor
Tap Water Access in Early Childhood and Long-Term Educational Performance pp. 349 - 386 Downloads
Chia-Lun Liu, Shin-Yi Chou, Jin-Tan Liu and Mary E. Deily
The Long-Term Effects of External Examinations on Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor pp. 387 - 433 Downloads
Di Sima
Limiting Applications in College Admissions and Evidence from Conflicting Exam Dates pp. 434 - 461 Downloads
Wei-Cheng Chen and Yi-Cheng Kao

Volume 17, issue 2, 2023

The Asymmetric Impact of Out-Migration and Return Migration on Wages in the Source Country: Evidence from Mexico pp. 173 - 206 Downloads
Julio Acuna
Peer Gender and Schooling: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 207 - 249 Downloads
Daniel Borbely, Jonathan Norris and Agnese Romiti
How Effective Are Colleges in Educating a Diverse Student Body? Evidence from West Point pp. 250 - 283 Downloads
Dario Cestau, Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Holger Sieg and Carl Wojtaszek
Intergenerational Transmission of Health at Birth: Fathers Matter Too! pp. 284 - 313 Downloads
Osea Giuntella, Giulia La Mattina and Climent Quintana-Domeque

Volume 17, issue 1, 2023

Parental Human Capital Investment Responses to Children’s Disabilities pp. 1 - 38 Downloads
Anastasia Terskaya
The Effects of High School Career and Technical Education on Employment, Wages, and Educational Attainment pp. 39 - 71 Downloads
Michael LaForest
Cycling for Education? Heterogeneous Preferences for Academic Tracks at Secondary School pp. 72 - 113 Downloads
Sergio Parra-Cely
Education and Consanguineous Marriage pp. 114 - 171 Downloads
Pelin Akyol and Naci Mocan

Volume 16, issue 4, 2022

Do Postsecondary Training Programs Respond to Changes in the Labor Market? pp. 461 - 487 Downloads
Michel Grosz
Effect of Female Politicians on Postprimary Education and Intergenerational Education Spending pp. 488 - 525 Downloads
Sadia Priyanka
Keeping Kids in School and Out of Work: Compulsory Schooling and Child Labor in Turkey pp. 526 - 555 Downloads
Meltem Dayioglu and Murat Kırdar
The Impacts of Fare-Free Bus Programs on Educational Outcomes of K–12 Students pp. 556 - 584 Downloads
Emanuel Garcia Munoz and Hector H. Sandoval

Volume 16, issue 3, 2022

Should I Go to Graduate School? The Role of Preference for Children and Human Capital Accumulation pp. 333 - 371 Downloads
Sébastien Buttet and Alice Schoonbroodt
Teachers and the Gender Gap in Reading Achievement pp. 372 - 403 Downloads
Esteban M. Aucejo, Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Sean Kelly and Zachary Mozenter
Military Service and Skill Acquisition: Evidence from a Draft Lottery pp. 404 - 436 Downloads
Paul Bingley, Stéphanie Vincent Lyk-Jensen and Anders Rosdahl
Play to Learn: The Impact of Technology on Students’ Math Performance pp. 437 - 459 Downloads
Guilherme Hirata

Volume 16, issue 2, 2022

Overeducation and R&D: Theoretical Aspects and Empirical Evidence pp. 183 - 232 Downloads
Marco Di Cintio
Mother’s Time Allocation, Childcare, and Child Cognitive Development pp. 233 - 272 Downloads
Ylenia Brilli
Who Benefits from Attending the Higher Track? The Effect of Track Assignment on Skill Development and the Role of Relative Age pp. 273 - 302 Downloads
Maria Cotofan, Ron Diris and Trudie Schils
The Effect of Private Schools on Measures of Socioemotional Development in Adolescence: Evidence from India pp. 303 - 331 Downloads
Ray Miller

Volume 16, issue 1, 2022

American Health-Adjusted Life Expectancy at Midlife: An Analysis Based on the Health and Retirement Study pp. 1 - 46 Downloads
Jihye Kim and Kajal Lahiri
Education Gradients in Mortality Trends by Gender and Race pp. 47 - 72 Downloads
Adam Leive and Christopher Ruhm
American Delusion: Life Expectancy and Welfare in the United States from an International Perspective pp. 73 - 132 Downloads
Rodrigo Soares, Rudi Rocha and Michel Szklo
Trends in Health in Midlife and Late Life pp. 133 - 156 Downloads
Peter Hudomiet, Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder
The Returns to Preventing Chronic Disease in Europe and the United States pp. 157 - 182 Downloads
Jeffrey C. Yu, Bryan Tysinger, Andrea Piano Mortari, Federico Belotti, Martha Ryan, Vincenzo Atella and Dana Goldman

Volume 15, issue 4, 2021

Human Capital and Entrepreneurship pp. 513 - 553 Downloads
Ni Qin and Dongmin Kong
The Pathways to College pp. 554 - 595 Downloads
Lisha Agarwal, Giorgio Brunello and Lorenzo Rocco
Long-Term Labor Market Consequences of Costly Signaling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment pp. 596 - 628 Downloads
Somdeep Chatterjee and Jai Kamal
When Incentives Matter Too Much: Explaining Significant Responses to Irrelevant Information pp. 629 - 664 Downloads
Tom Ahn and Jacob Vigdor

Volume 15, issue 3, 2021

Economic Uncertainty and Fertility pp. 373 - 399 Downloads
Giray Gözgör, Mehmet Bilgin and Peter Rangazas
Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in the Classroom pp. 400 - 431 Downloads
Andrew Hill and Daniel Jones
The Effects of Foreign-Born Peers in US High Schools and Middle Schools pp. 432 - 468 Downloads
Jason Fletcher, Jinho Kim, Jenna Nobles, Stephen Ross and Irina Shaorshadze
Gender Imbalance across Subfields in Economics: When Does It Start? pp. 469 - 511 Downloads
Pilar Beneito, José Boscá, Javier Ferri and Manu García

Volume 15, issue 2, 2021

It’s Time to Degree! The Impact of Reducing Barriers to Entry into Professions on Late Graduation: The Case of Pharmacists pp. 237 - 268 Downloads
Patrizia Ordine, Giuseppe Rose and Mattia Fasano
Short-Term Impact of an Early Childhood Education Intervention in Rural Thailand pp. 269 - 290 Downloads
Wisuwat Chujan and Weerachart Kilenthong
School Tracking and Mental Health pp. 291 - 345 Downloads
Petri Böckerman, Mika Haapanen, Christopher Jepsen and Alexandra Roulet
Living Environments and Child Development: Comparing Two Groups of Out-of-Home Children pp. 346 - 371 Downloads
Ick-Joong Chung, Jungmin Lee, Yasuyuki Sawada, Seung-Gyu Sim and Jinyeong Son

Volume 15, issue 1, 2021

Job Vacancies and Immigration: Evidence from the Mariel Supply Shock pp. 1 - 33 Downloads
L. Jason Anastasopoulos, George J. Borjas, Gavin G. Cook and Michael Lachanski
Endogenous Immigration, Human and Physical Capital Formation, and the Immigration Surplus pp. 34 - 85 Downloads
Isaac Ehrlich and Yun Pei
Whose Job Is It Anyway? Coethnic Hiring in New US Ventures pp. 86 - 127 Downloads
Sari Pekkala Kerr and William Kerr
Migrant Labor and Remittances: Macroeconomic Consequences and Policy Responses pp. 128 - 173 Downloads
Sokchea Lim, Akm Morshed and Stephen J Turnovsky
Immigration and Gender Differences in the Labor Market pp. 174 - 203 Downloads
Joan Llull
Local Adjustment to Immigrant-Driven Labor Supply Shocks pp. 204 - 235 Downloads
Joan Monras

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
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