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 2013

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The Importance of Financial Resources for Student Loan Repayment, Lance J. Lochner, Todd R. Stinebrickner, and Utku Suleymanoglu

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Are Exporters More Productive than Non-Exporters?, David A. Rivers

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Academic Performance and College Dropout: Using Longitudinal Expectations Data to Estimate a Learning Model, Ralph Stinebrickner and Todd R. Stinebrickner

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A Major in Science? Initial Beliefs and Final Outcomes for College Major and Dropout, Ralph Stinebrickner and Todd R. Stinebrickner

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The Changing Determinants of High School Attainment in Rural China, Juan Yang, Terry Sicular, and Desheng Lai

Submissions from 2012

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The Contributions of Search and Human Capital to Earnings Growth over the Life Cycle, Audra J. Bowlus and Huju Liu

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Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family, Elizabeth M. Caucutt and Lance J. Lochner

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Heterogeneity and Long-Run Changes in U.S. Hours and the Labor Wedge, Simona E. Cociuba and Alexander Ueberfeldt

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Credit Constraints in Education, Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo

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Competition in Public School Districts: Charter School Entry, Student Sorting, and School Input Determination, Nirav Mehta

Submissions from 2011

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An International Comparison of Lifetime Inequality: How Continental Europe Resembles North America, Audra J. Bowlus and Jean-Marc Robin

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

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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