Publications
 
  • Decomposing Trends in Inequality in Earnings into Forecastable and Uncertain ComponentsJournal of Labor Economics, forthcoming, (with James J. Heckman).

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  • Subjective Rationality, Parenting Styles, and Investments in Children, In P. Amato, A. Booth, S. McHale, & J. Van Hook (Eds.), Diverging destinies: Families in an era of increasing inequality, Chapter 2, pp. 45-55, 2014, New York: Springer.

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    Returns to Skills and the College Premium, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 43(IS1), pp. 39-86, August/2011, (with Fatih Karahan and Ilton Soares).

 

  • Recent Developments in the Estimation of Production Functions of Skills, Fiscal Studies, Vol. 32(2), pp. 297-316, June/2011.

 

  • Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skill Formation, Econometrica, Vol. 78(3), pp. 883-931, May/2010, (with James J. Heckman and Susanne M. Schennach).

 

  • Investing in Our Young People, in A. J. Reynolds, A. Rolnick, M. M. Englund, & J. Temple, eds., Cost-effective Early Childhood Programs in the First Decade: A Human Capital Integration, Chapter 18, pp. 381-414, 2010, New York: Cambridge University Press (with James Heckman).

 

  • Human Capital Formation in Childhood and Adolescence, CESifo Journal for Institutional Comparisons, Vol. 7(4), pp. 22-28, Winter/2009, (with James J. Heckman).

 

  • Crossing the Finish Line: A Review Article, Journal of Human Capital, Vol. 3(4), pp. 354-378, Winter/2009.

 

  • The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development, Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 7(2-3), pp. 1-48, Apr-May/2009, (with James J. Heckman).

 

  • Formulating, Identifying, and Estimating the Technology for the Formation of Skills, Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 43(4), pp. 738-782, Fall/2008, (with James J. Heckman).

 

  • A New Framework for the Analysis of Inequality, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 12(S2), pp. 315-354, September/2008 (with James J. Heckman).

 

  • Identifying and Estimating the Distribution of Ex Ante and Ex Post Returns to Schooling: A Survey of Recent Developments, Labour Economics, Vol. 14(6), pp. 870-893, December/2007, (with James J. Heckman).

 

  • The Identification and Economic Content of Ordered Choice Models with Stochastic Cutoffs, International Economic Review, Vol. 48(4), pp. 1273-1309, November/2007, (with James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro).

 

  • The Technology of Skill Formation, American Economic Review P&P, Vol. 97(2), pp. 31-47, May/2007, (with James J. Heckman).

 

  • Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation, in E.Hanushek and F.Welch, eds., The Handbook of Economics of Education, Chapter 12, pp. 697-812, 2006, Amsterdam: North Holland, (with James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Dimitriy Masterov).

 

  • Counterfactual Analysis of Inequality and Social Mobility, in G. Fields, D. Grusky, and S. Morgan, eds., Frontiers of Research from Sociology and Economics, Chapter 4, pp. 290-346, 2006, Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, (with James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro).

 

  • Separating Heterogeneity from Uncertainty in Life Cycle Earnings, Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 57(2), pp. 191-261, April/2005, (with James J. Heckman and Salvador Navarro).



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