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 2016

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Ageing and the Skill Portfolio: Evidence from Job Based Skill Measures, Audra J. Bowlus, Hiroaki Mori, and Chris Robinson

Submissions from 2015

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Explaining the Evolution of Educational Attainment in the U.S., Rui Castro and Daniele Coen-Pirani

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Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why Do Poor Children Perform So Poorly?, Elizabeth M. Caucutt, Lance J. Lochner, and Youngmin Park

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Social Interactions, Mechanisms, and Equilibrium: Evidence from a Model of Study Time and Academic Achievement, Tim Conley, Nirav Mehta, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Todd R. Stinebrickner

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Separating State Dependence, Experience, and Heterogeneity in a Model of Youth Crime and Education, Maria Antonella Mancino, Salvador Navarro, and David A. Rivers

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An Economic Approach to Generalize Findings from Regression-Discontinuity Designs, Nirav Mehta

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The Returns to Schooling in Rural China: Evidence from the Cultural Revolution Education Expansion, Terry Sicular and Juan Yang

Submissions from 2014

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Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime, Steven N. Durlauf, Salvador Navarro, and David A. Rivers

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Default and Repayment among Baccalaureate Degree Earners, Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo

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Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy, Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo

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Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks, Lance J. Lochner and Youngki Shin

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Targeting the Wrong Teachers: Estimating Teacher Quality for Use in Accountability Regimes, Nirav Mehta

Submissions from 2013

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Immigrant Job Search Assimilation in Canada, Audra J. Bowlus, Masashi Miyairi, and Chris Robinson

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Analysis of the CSLP Student Loan Defaulter Survey and Client Satisfaction Surveys, Lance J. Lochner, Todd R. Stinebrickner, and Utku Suleymanoglu

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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