Department of Economics
University of Toronto
150 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3G7
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|August 2017||Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review|
with Maya Escueta, Vincent Quan, Andre Joshua Nickow: w23744
|Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment|
with Christopher R. Dobronyi, Uros Petronijevic: w23738
|July 2017||What Sets College Thrivers and Divers Apart? A Contrast in Study Habits, Attitudes, and Mental Health|
with Graham Beattie, Jean-William P. Laliberté, Catherine Michaud-Leclerc: w23588
|September 2016||Applying Behavioral Economics to Public Policy in Canada|
with Robert French: w22671
Published: Robert French & Philip Oreopoulos, 2017. "Applying behavioural economics to public policy in Canada," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 50(3), pages 599-635, August. citation courtesy of
|Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure|
with Graham Beattie, Jean-William P. Laliberté: w22629
|Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?|
with Uros Petronijevic: w22630
|July 2016||What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?|
with Julia Chabrier, Sarah Cohodes: w22390
Published: Julia Chabrier & Sarah Cohodes & Philip Oreopoulos, 2016. "What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 30(3), pages 57-84. citation courtesy of
|June 2016||Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process|
with Reuben Ford: w22320
|October 2015||Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention|
with Susan E. Mayer, Ariel Kalil, Sebastian Gallegos: w21602
|October 2014||Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities|
with Adam M. Lavecchia, Heidi Liu: w20609
|August 2014||Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students|
with Robert S. Brown, Adam M. Lavecchia: w20430
Published: Philip Oreopoulos & Robert S. Brown & Adam M. Lavecchia, 2017. "Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 125(4), pages 947-984. citation courtesy of
|August 2013||Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement|
with Nicole M. Fortin, Shelley Phipps: w19331
Published: Leaving Boys Behind Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement Nicole M. Fortin (bio), Philip Oreopoulos (bio) and Shelley Phipps (bio) Journal of Human Resources Volume 50, Number 3, Summer 2015 -- Fiftieth Anniversary citation courtesy of
|May 2013||Making College Worth It: A Review of Research on the Returns to Higher Education|
with Uros Petronijevic: w19053
Published: Philip Oreopoulos & Uros Petronijevic, 2013. "Making College Worth It: A Review of the Returns to Higher Education," The Future of Children, vol 23(1), pages 41-65.
|November 2012||Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment|
with 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 2011||A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom|
with Robert W. Fairlie, Florian Hoffmann: 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 2010||When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards|
with Joshua Angrist, 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 2009||The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment|
with Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, Lisa Sanbonmatsu: w15361
Published: Role of Information and Simplification in Access The FAFSA Experiment Bettinger, Eric, B. T. Long, Philip Oreopoulos, and Lisa Sanbonmatsu. (2012) “The Role of Application Assistance and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 127(3).
|How large are returns to schooling? Hint: Money isn't everything|
with 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 2009||Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Six Thousand Resumes|
|August 2008||Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation|
with Jason M. Lindo, Nicholas J. Sanders: 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 2007||A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement|
with Florian Hoffman: 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 2007||Would 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 2006||Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement|
with Joshua Angrist, Daniel Lang: 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 2006||Professor Qualities and Student Achievement|
with Florian Hoffmann: 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 2006||The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates|
with Till von Wachter, Andrew Heisz: w12159
Published: Philip Oreopoulos & Till von Wachter & Andrew Heisz, 2012. "The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol 4(1), pages 1-29.
|February 2006||Short, Medium, and Long Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis using Siblings and Twins|
with 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 2005||The Intergenerational Effect of Worker Displacement|
with 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 2003||Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling|
with 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 2003||Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence from the U.S. and the U.K.|
with Kevin Milligan, Enrico Moretti: 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 2000||The Fiscal Effects of U.S. Immigration: A Generational-Accounting Perspective|
with Alan J. Auerbach
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 14, James M. Poterba, editor
|March 1999||Generational Accounting and Immigration in the United States|
with Alan J. Auerbach: 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 1999||Canada: On the Road to Fiscal Balance|
with Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Willi Leibfritz
in Generational Accounting around the World, Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Willi Leibfritz, editors