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Journal of Human Capital

2007 - 2021

From University of Chicago Press
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Volume 8, issue 4, 2014

The Effects of Vouchers on School Results: Evidence from Chile's Targeted Voucher Program pp. 351 - 398 Downloads
Juan Correa, Francisco Parro and Loreto Reyes
No Pass No Drive: Education and Allocation of Time pp. 399 - 431 Downloads
Rashmi Barua and Marian Vidal-Fernandez
The Impact of Pharmaceutical Innovation on Disability Days and the Use of Medical Services in the United States, 1997-2010 pp. 432 - 480 Downloads
Frank Lichtenberg
When Should Children Start School? pp. 481 - 536 Downloads
Dionissi Aliprantis

Volume 8, issue 3, 2014

Quality of Work Experience and Economic Development: Estimates Using Canadian Immigrant Data pp. 199 - 234 Downloads
Serge Coulombe, Gilles Grenier and Serge Nadeau
Health Capital and Human Capital as Explanations for Health-Related Wage Disparities pp. 235 - 279 Downloads
Donna Gilleskie and Denise Hoffman
The Role of Gender in Promotion and Pay over a Career pp. 280 - 317 Downloads
John Addison, Orgul Ozturk and Si Wang
Postschooling Training Investment and Employer Learning pp. 318 - 349 Downloads
Baris Kaymak

Volume 8, issue 2, 2014

Maternity Leave, Effort Allocation, and Postmotherhood Earnings pp. 97 - 125 Downloads
Evgenia Kogan Dechter
Targeting Noncognitive Skills to Improve Cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from a Remedial Education Intervention pp. 126 - 160 Downloads
Helena Holmlund and Olmo Silva
Allocating Instruction Time: How Language Instruction Can Affect Multiple Skills pp. 161 - 198 Downloads
Lex Borghans and Ron Diris

Volume 8, issue 1, 2014

Borrowing Constraints, College Aid, and Intergenerational Mobility pp. 1 - 41 Downloads
Eric Hanushek, Charles Leung and Kuzey Yilmaz
Tax Evasion, Human Capital, and Productivity-Induced Tax Rate Reduction pp. 42 - 79 Downloads
Max Gillman and Michal Kejak
A Test of the Becker-Tomes Model of Human Capital Transmission Using Microdata on Four Generations pp. 80 - 96 Downloads
Mikael Lindahl, Mårten Palme, Sofia Sandgren-Massih and Anna Sjögren

Volume 7, issue 4, 2013

Health, Education, and the Postretirement Evolution of Household Assets pp. 297 - 339 Downloads
James Poterba, Steven Venti and David A. Wise
Dementia Risk and Financial Decision Making by Older Households: The Impact of Information pp. 340 - 377 Downloads
Joanne W. Hsu and Robert Willis
Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Physical Activity pp. 378 - 410 Downloads
Henry Saffer, Dhaval Dave, Michael Grossman and Leigh Ann Leung
Equilibrium Health Spending and Population Aging in a Model of Endogenous Growth: Will the GDP Share of Health Spending Keep Rising? pp. 411 - 447 Downloads
Isaac Ehrlich and Yong Yin

Volume 7, issue 3, 2013

How Rapidly Does Science Leak Out? A Study of the Diffusion of Fundamental Ideas pp. 191 - 229 Downloads
James Adams and J. Roger Clemmons
The Missing Link: Estimating the Impact of Incentives on Teacher Effort and Instructional Effectiveness Using Teacher Accountability Legislation Data pp. 230 - 273 Downloads
Tom Ahn
Health and Development: A Neoclassical Perspective pp. 274 - 295 Downloads
Casper Hansen

Volume 7, issue 2, 2013

A Theory of Worker Turnover and Knowledge Transfer in High-Technology Industries pp. 107 - 129 Downloads
Kameshwari Shankar and Suman Ghosh
Tobacco Control Policies, Birth Outcomes, and Maternal Human Capital pp. 130 - 160 Downloads
Sara Markowitz, E. Kathleen Adams, Patricia M. Dietz, Viji Kannan and Tong Van T.
Estimating the Returns to Firm-Sponsored On-the-Job and Classroom Training pp. 161 - 189 Downloads
Benoit Dostie

Volume 7, issue 1, 2013

Does the Clustering of Immigrant Peers Affect the School Performance of Natives? pp. 1 - 25 Downloads
Ines Hardoy and Pål Schøne
The Interaction between Human and Physical Capital Accumulation and the Growth-Inequality Trade-off pp. 26 - 75 Downloads
Stephen J Turnovsky and Aditi Mitra
Funding, School Specialization, and Test Scores: An Evaluation of the Specialist Schools Policy Using Matching Models pp. 76 - 106 Downloads
Steve Bradley, Giuseppe Migali and Jim Taylor

Volume 6, issue 4, 2012

Why We Fight: Understanding Military Participation over the Life Cycle pp. 279 - 315 Downloads
David R. Mann
The Demand for Health Care by the Poor under Universal Health Care Coverage pp. 316 - 335 Downloads
Jacob Arendt
Does the Labor Market Reward Easy Certificates? Evidence from Bangladesh pp. 336 - 367 Downloads
Munshi Sulaiman

Volume 6, issue 3, 2012

The Spirit of the Welfare State? Adaptation in the Demand for Social Insurance pp. 187 - 223 Downloads
Martin Ljunge
Plastic Surgery: Investment in Human Capital or Consumption? pp. 224 - 250 Downloads
Soohyung Lee and Keunkwan Ryu
The Benefits of Breast Feeding across the Early Years of Childhood pp. 251 - 277 Downloads
Clive R. Belfield and Inas Kelly

Volume 6, issue 2, 2012

Welfare Effects of Privatizing Public Education When Human Capital Investments Are Risky pp. 87 - 123 Downloads
Fabian Kindermann
Are Women Overinvesting in Education? Evidence from the Medical Profession pp. 124 - 149 Downloads
Keith Chen and Judith A. Chevalier
International Evidence on the Gender Gap in Education over the Past Six Decades: A Puzzle and an Answer to It pp. 150 - 185 Downloads
Francisco Parro

Volume 6, issue 1, 2012

The Effects of Participation in Public Child Care Centers: Evidence from Chile pp. 1 - 34 Downloads
Grace E. Noboa-Hidalgo and Sergio Urzua
Negative and Positive Assimilation, Skill Transferability, and Linguistic Distance pp. 35 - 55 Downloads
Barry Chiswick and Paul Miller
Monetary Incentives and Student Achievement in a Depressed Labor Market: Results from a Randomized Experiment pp. 56 - 85 Downloads
Maria De Paola, Vincenzo Scoppa and Rosanna Nisticò

Volume 5, issue 4, 2011

Putting the "Co" in Education: Timing, Reasons, and Consequences of College Coeducation from 1835 to the Present pp. 377 - 417 Downloads
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz
The Accumulation of Human Capital and Income Inequality in a Two-Sector Economy pp. 418 - 452 Downloads
Stephen J Turnovsky
Family Income and Higher Education Choices: The Importance of Accounting for College Quality pp. 453 - 477 Downloads
Josh Kinsler and Ronni Pavan

Volume 5, issue 3, 2011

Private Information, Human Capital, and Optimal "Home Bias" in Financial Markets pp. 255 - 301 Downloads
Isaac Ehrlich, Jong Shin and Yong Yin
Offsetting Behavior, Medical Breakthroughs, and Breakdowns pp. 302 - 341 Downloads
Sam Peltzman
Long-Term Effects of School Quality on Health and Lifestyle: Evidence from Comprehensive Schooling Reforms in England pp. 342 - 376 Downloads
Andrew Jones, Nigel Rice and Pedro Rosa Dias

Volume 5, issue 2, 2011

Factor Endowments and the Returns to Skill: New Evidence from the American Past pp. 111 - 152 Downloads
Joseph Kaboski and Trevon Logan
Risky Human Capital and Alternative Bankruptcy Regimes for Student Loans pp. 153 - 206 Downloads
Felicia Ionescu
The Impact of Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy on Early Child Neurodevelopment pp. 207 - 254 Downloads
George L. Wehby, Kaitlin Prater, Ann Marie McCarthy, Eduardo E. Castilla and Jeffrey C. Murray

Volume 5, issue 1, 2011

Marriage Choices of Movie Stars: Does Spouse's Education Matter? pp. 1 - 28 Downloads
Gustaf Bruze
Adolescent Cognitive and Noncognitive Correlates of Adult Health pp. 29 - 69 Downloads
Robert Kaestner and Kevin Callison
Changes in Postsecondary Choices by Ability and Income: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth pp. 70 - 109 Downloads
Michael Lovenheim and Curtis Reynolds
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