Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five

In a new paper, HCEO Co-Director/CEHD Director James J. Heckman and CEHD Predoctoral Fellow Sidharth Moktan examine the relationship between top five economics publications and tenure decisions.

FEATURED RESEARCH: The Value of Health Insurance: A Household Job Search Approach

Do households value access to free health insurance when making labor supply decisions? Gabriella Conti, Rita Ginja and their co-author study this question using the introduction of universal health insurance in Mexico.


“Poor children are doubly disadvantaged, being more likely to be exposed to damaging influences, and belonging to families with fewer resources that can be used to remediate these disadvantages.”

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HCEO is offering a $1,000 prize for the best doctoral dissertation on a topic related to one of our 6 networks.