NBER Publications by Philip Oreopoulos

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October 2015Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention
with Susan E. Mayer, Ariel Kalil, Philip Oreopoulos, Sebastian Gallegos: w21602
October 2014Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities
with Adam M. Lavecchia, Heidi Liu, Philip Oreopoulos: w20609
August 2014Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students
with Philip Oreopoulos, Robert S. Brown, Adam M. Lavecchia: w20430
August 2013Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement
with Nicole M. Fortin, Philip Oreopoulos, Shelley Phipps: w19331
May 2013Making College Worth It: A Review of Research on the Returns to Higher Education
with Philip Oreopoulos, Uros Petronijevic: w19053

Published: Journal Issue: Postsecondary Education in the United States Volume 23 Number 1 Spring 2013 Download E-mail Making College Worth It: A Review of the Returns to Higher Education Authors: Philip Oreopoulous Uros Petronijevic

November 2012Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
with Philip Oreopoulos, Ryan Dunn: w18551

Published: Philip Oreopoulos & Ryan Dunn, 2013. "Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 115(1), pages 3-26, 01. citation courtesy of

September 2011A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom
with Robert W. Fairlie, Florian Hoffmann, Philip Oreopoulos: w17381

Fairlie, Robert W., Florian Hoffmann, and Philip Oreopoulos. "A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom" American Economic Review (forthcoming) citation courtesy of

December 2010When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards
with Joshua Angrist, Philip Oreopoulos, Tyler Williams: w16643

When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards,” (with Phil Oreopoulos and Tyler Williams), Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming, 2014. citation courtesy of

September 2009The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment
with Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, Philip Oreopoulos, Lisa Sanbonmatsu: w15361


How large are returns to schooling? Hint: Money isn't everything
with Philip Oreopoulos, Kjell G. Salvanes: w15339

Published: Philip Oreopoulos and Kjell Salvanes, "Priceless: The Nonpecuniary Benefits of Schooling", Journal of Economic Perspectives 25 (1) (2011), 159–184.

June 2009Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Six Thousand Resumes
August 2008Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation
with Jason M. Lindo, Nicholas J. Sanders, Philip Oreopoulos: w14261

Published: Jason M. Lindo & Nicholas J. Sanders & Philip Oreopoulos, 2010. "Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 95-117, April. citation courtesy of

June 2007A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement
with Florian Hoffman, Philip Oreopoulos: w13182

Published: Florian Hoffmann & Philip Oreopoulos, 2009. "A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(2). citation courtesy of

April 2007Would More Compulsory Schooling Help Disadvantaged Youth? Evidence from Recent Changes to School-Leaving Laws
in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, Jonathan Gruber, editor
December 2006Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement
with Joshua Angrist, Daniel Lang, Philip Oreopoulos: w12790

Published: Angrist, Joshua, Daniel Lang, and Philip Oreopoulos. “Incentives and Services for College Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Trial." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1, 1 (January 2009): 136-163.

October 2006Professor Qualities and Student Achievement
with Florian Hoffmann, Philip Oreopoulos: w12596

Published: Florian Hoffmann & Philip Oreopoulos, 2009. "Professor Qualities and Student Achievement," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(1), pages 83-92, 08. citation courtesy of

April 2006The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates
with Philip Oreopoulos, Till von Wachter, Andrew Heisz: w12159
February 2006Short, Medium, and Long Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis using Siblings and Twins
with Phil Oreopoulos, Mark Stabile, Randy Walld, Leslie Roos: w11998

Published: Oreopoulos, Philip, Mark Stabile, Leslie Roos, and Randy Walld. “The Short, Medium, and Long Term Effects of Poor Infant Health.” Journal of Human Resources 43, 1 (2008): 88-138. citation courtesy of

August 2005The Intergenerational Effect of Worker Displacement
with Philip Oreopoulos, Marianne Page, Ann Huff Stevens: w11587

Published: Philip Oreopoulos & Marianne Page & Ann Huff Stevens, 2008. "The Intergenerational Effects of Worker Displacement," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 26(3), pages 455-483, 07. citation courtesy of

December 2003Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling
with Philip Oreopoulos, Marianne E. Page, Ann Huff Stevens: w10164

Published: Oreopoulos, Philip, Marianne E. Page and Ann Huff Stevens. "The Intergenerational Effects Of Compulsory Schooling," Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, v24(4,Oct), 729-760.

Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? International Evidence From Changes in School-Leaving Laws

Published: Oreopoulos, Philip, 2007. "Do dropouts drop out too soon? Wealth, health and happiness from compulsory schooling," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(11-12), pages 2213-2229, December.

March 2003Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence from the U.S. and the U.K.
with Kevin Milligan, Enrico Moretti, Philip Oreopoulos: w9584

Published: Milligan, Kevin, Enrico Moretti and Philip Oreopoulos. "Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence From The United States And The United Kingdom," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(9-10,Aug), 1667-1695.

January 2000The Fiscal Effects of U.S. Immigration: A Generational-Accounting Perspective
with Alan J. Auerbach, Philip Oreopoulos
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 14, James M. Poterba, editor
March 1999Generational Accounting and Immigration in the United States
with Alan J. Auerbach, Philip Oreopoulos: w7041

Published: Published as "Tax Policy and Business Fixed Investment in the United States", Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 47, no. 2 (1992): 141-170.

January 1999Canada: On the Road to Fiscal Balance
with Philip Oreopoulos, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Willi Leibfritz
in Generational Accounting around the World, Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Willi Leibfritz, editors

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