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Publications

The grit effect: Predicting retention in the military, the workplace, school and marriage
2014, James J. Heckman, Frontiers in Psychology
Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and NonCognitive Skill Formation: The Linear Case
2014, James J. Heckman, Guilford Press
Self-control in school-age children
2014, James J. Heckman, 49 Educational Psychologist 199
Conscientiousness: Origins in Childhood
2014, James J. Heckman, 50 Developmental Psychology 1331
“The Developmental Approach to Child and Adult Health” (with G. Conti)
2013, James J. Heckman, 131 Pediatrics S133
“Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes”
2013, James J. Heckman, 103 American Economic Review 2052
“Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China”
2013, James J. Heckman, The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China on Human Capital, Oxford University Press
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2013, James J. Heckman, MIT Press
“Treatment Effects: A Bayesian Perspective” (with H. Lopes and R. Piatek)
2013, James J. Heckman, 33 Econometric Reviews: Bayesian Inference and Information: Special Issue in Memory of Arnold Zellne
“Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early-Life Adversity”
2012, James J. Heckman, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
“The Developmental Origins of Health”
2012, James J. Heckman, Health Economics
“Promoting Social Mobility”
2012, James J. Heckman, Boston Review
“Hard Evidence on Soft Skills”
2012, James J. Heckman, Labour Economics
“Taking the Easy Way Out: How the GED Testing Program Induces Students to Drop Out”
2012, James J. Heckman, Journal of Labor Economics
The American Family in Black & White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality
3/7/2011, James J. Heckman, Daedelus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
“Effective Child Development Strategies”
2011, James J. Heckman, The Pre-K Debates: Current Controversies and Issues, Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, Inc.
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7/28/2009, James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Book
“Gender Differences in Risk Aversion and Ambiguity Aversion”
2009, James J. Heckman, Journal of the European Economic Association
"The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development”
2009, James J. Heckman, Journal of the European Economic Association
“Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law: A Preface and an Introduction”
2009, James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Routledge-Cavendish
“Investing in Early Human Development: Timing and Economic Efficiency”
2009, James J. Heckman, Economics and Human Biology
“Dynamic Policy Analysis”
2008, James J. Heckman, The Econometrics of Panel Data
“The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits”
2008, James J. Heckman, Journal of Human Resources
“Formulating, Identifying and Estimating the Technology of C Formation”
2008, James J. Heckman, Journal of Human Resources
“Identification of Treatment Effects Using Control Functions in Models with Continuous, Endogenous Treatment and Heterogeneous Effects”
2008, James J. Heckman, Econometrica
“Role of Income and Family Influence on Child Outcomes”
2008, James J. Heckman, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
“Schools, Skills and Synapses”
2008, James J. Heckman, Economic Inquiry
“Econometric Causality”
2008, James J. Heckman, International Statistical Review
“The Roy Model”
2008, James J. Heckman, Palgrave Macmillan
“Selection Bias and Self-Selection”
2008, James J. Heckman, Palgrave Macmillan
“An Assessment of Causal Inference in Smoking Initiation Research and a Framework for Future Research”
2008, James J. Heckman, Economic Inquiry
“Earnings Functions and Rates of Return”
2008, James J. Heckman, Journal of Human Capital
“The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children”
2007, James J. Heckman, Review of Agricultural Economics
“Econometric Evaluation of Social Programs, Part III: Dynamics and Social Experiments”
2007, James J. Heckman, Elsevier
“Econometric Evaluation of Social Programs, Part II: Using Economic Choice Theory and the Marginal Treatment Effect to Organize Alternative Econometric Estimators”
2007, James J. Heckman, Elsevier
“Econometric Evaluation of Social Programs, Part I: Causal Models, Structural Models and Econometric Policy Evaluation”
2007, James J. Heckman, Elsevier
“Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Econometrica
“Evaluating Marginal Policy Changes and the Average Effect of Treatment for Individuals at the Margin”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Econometrica
“Lab Experiments are a Major Source of Knowledge in the Social Sciences"
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Science
"The American High School Graduation Rate: Trends and Levels”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Review of Economics and Statistics
"The Rate of Return to the Perry Preschool Program”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Journal of Public Economics
“Testing the Correlated Random Coefficient Model”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Journal of Econometrics
“Instrumental Variables in Models with Multiple Outcomes: The General Unordered Case”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Les Annales d’Economie et de Statistique
“The Economics of Child Well-Being” (with G. Conti), in A. Ben-Arieh, F. Casas, I. Frones & J. Korbin, eds.
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Springer-Verlag
Editor (with J. Humphries & T. Kautz), "The Myth of the Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life"
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, University of Chicago Press
“Lacking Character, American Education Fails the Test”
Forthcoming, James J. Heckman, Phi Delta Kappan

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