The Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP), formerly the CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity, has a broad mandate to study and provide policy advice on issues related to human capital and productivity. In addition to publishing a working paper series, the CHCP sponsors conferences, seminars, and workshops on human capital and productivity. Papers issued before 2016 were published as "CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers."

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Submissions from 2011

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Effective Tax and Subsidy Rates on Human Capital in Canada, John B. Burbidge, Kirk A. Collins, James B. Davies, and Lonnie Magee

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The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit, Gordon B. Dahl and Lance J. Lochner

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A New Episode of Increased Urban Income Inequality in China, Quheng Deng and Björn Gustafsson

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Chapters from: Rising Inequality in China: Challenge to a Harmonious Society, by Shi Li, Hiroshi Sato and Terry Sicular, eds., revised August, 2012, forthcoming 2013 from Cambridge University Press., Sai Ding, Shi Li, and Samuel L. Myers Jr

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Inter-temporal Changes in Ethnic Urban Earnings Disparities in China, Sai Ding, Shi Li, and Samuel L. Myers Jr

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How the Timing of Grade Retention Affects Outcomes: Identification and Estimation of Time-Varying Treatment Effects, Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Salvador Navarro, and Yuya Takahaski

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On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity?, Amit Gandhi, Salvador Navarro, and David A. Rivers

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Unemployment and the Rising Number of Non-Workers in Urban China: Causes and Distributional Consequences, Björn Gustafsson and Sai Ding

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The Evolution of the Migrant Labor Market in China, 2002-2007, John Knight, Quheng Deng, and Shi Li

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Educational Inequality in China: The Intergenerational Dimension, John Knight, Terry Sicular, and Ximing Yue

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Overview: Income Inequality and Poverty in China, 2002-2007, Shi Li, Chuliang Luo, and Terry Sicular

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Changes in the Gender Wage Gap in Urban China, 1995-2007, Shi Li and Jin Song

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Changes in Consumption Inequality in China, Jing Liu and Shi Li

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Estimating and Testing Non-Linear Models Using Instrumental Variables, Lance J. Lochner and Enrico Moretti

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Inequality and Poverty in Rural China, Chuliang Luo and Terry Sicular

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Using Observed Choices to Infer Agent's Information: Reconsidering the Importance of Borrowing Constraints, Uncertainty and Preferences in College Attendance, Salvador Navarro

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Occupational Mobility, Occupation Distance and Specific Human Capital, Chris Robinson

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Housing Ownership, Incomes, and Inequality in China, 2002-2007, Hiroshi Sato, Terry Sicular, and Ximing Yue

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Math or Science? Using Longitudinal Expectations Data to Examine the Process of Choosing a College Major, Todd R. Stinebrickner and Ralph Stinebrickner

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Redistributive Impacts of Personal Income Tax in Urban China, Jing Xu and Ximing Yue

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Do Employees in the Public Sector Still Enjoy Earnings Advantages?, Juan Yang, Sylvie Démurger, and Shi Li

Submissions from 2010

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Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income: Comparing the U.S. and Canada, Philippe Belley, Marc Frenette, and Lance J. Lochner

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Human Capital Prices, Productivity and Growth, Audra J. Bowlus and Chris Robinson

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Interracial Friendships in College, Braz Camargo, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Todd R. Stinebrickner

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The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit, Gordon B. Dahl and Lance J. Lochner