May 2nd: Pecuniary returns to education

Bhuller, M., Mogstad, M., & Salvanes, K. G. (2017). Life-cycle earnings, education premiums, and internal rates of return. Journal of Labor Economics, 35(4), 993-1030.

Presenters: Ossi Tahvonen


Zimmerman, S. D. (2014). The returns to college admission for academically marginal students. Journal of Labor Economics, 32(4), 711-754.

Presenters: Ellen Sahlström


Silliman, M. & Virtanen, H. (2022). Labor Market Returns to Vocational Secondary Education. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 14(1): 197–224.

Presenters: Ozan Yanar


May 3rd: Non-pecuniary returns to education

Oreopoulos, P., & Salvanes, K. G. (2011). Priceless: The nonpecuniary benefits of schooling. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(1), 159-184.

Presenters: Lauri Koski


Currie, J., & Moretti, E. (2003). Mother's education and the intergenerational transmission of human capital: Evidence from college openings. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 118(4), 1495-1532.

Presenters: Anna Holvio


Huttunen, K., Pekkarinen, T., Uusitalo, R., & Virtanen, H. (2023). Lost boys: Access to secondary education and crime. Journal of Public Economics, 218, 104768.

Presenters: Marko Ikävalko


May 9th: Signaling vs. human capital

Tyler, J. H., Murmane, R. J. and Willet, J.B. (2000). Estimating the Labor Market Signaling Value of the GED. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 115(2), 431-468.

Presenters: Karl Linnupöld, Amir Hassan


Arteaga, C. (2018). The effect of human capital on earnings: Evidence from a reform at Colombia's top university. Journal of Public Economics, 157, 212-225.

Presenters: Pinja Lempinen


Zimmerman, S. D. (2019). Elite colleges and upward mobility to top jobs and top incomes. American Economic Review, 109(1), 1-47. 

Presenters: Willka Reyes


May 10th: Preschool and daycare

Gray-Lobe, G., Pathak, P. A., & Walters, C. R. (2023). The long-term effects of universal preschool in Boston. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 138(1), 363-411.

Presenters: Laure Roobaert, Jesse Haapanen


Fort, M., Ichino, A., & Zanella, G. (2020). Cognitive and noncognitive costs of day care at age 0-2 for children in advantaged families. Journal of Political Economy, 128(1), 158-205.

Presenters:  Elsa Ord-Hume


Deming, D. (2009). Early childhood intervention and life-cycle skill development: Evidence from Head Start. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 1(3), 111-134.

Presenters: Siiri Eteläaho

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