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Journal of Human Capital

2007 - 2022

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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 A. 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 P. 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 B. 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 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
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