References list

1b Externalities and non-market effects of education

Where possible, the list provides abstracts of the entries and links to the publication.
Initial list compiled by: Antonio Ciccone

This reference list contains three parts:

  • Introductory Reading
    Somebody who does not know this literature or wants to get an overview might want to start here.
  • Key References
    Some of the most important references in this literature, which may require some more knowledge of the field.
  • Further Reading
    Organized by date of publication.

Introductory Reading

  1. Haveman, Robert H. and Barbara L. Wolfe (1984). Schooling and Economic Well-Being: The Role of Nonmarket Effects. In: Journal of Human Resources 19(3) , 377-407 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Lochner, Lance (2011). Nonproduction Benefits of Education: Crime, Health and Good Citizenship. In: Eric A. Hanushek, Stephen Machin and Ludger Woessmann (eds.). Handbook of the Economics of Education. Amsterdam: North-Holland , 183-282 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Wolfe, Barbara L. and Robert H. Haveman (2001). Accounting for the Social and Non-Market Benefits of Education. In: OECD and HRDC (eds.). The Contribution of Human and Social Capital to Sustained Economic Growth and Well-Being - International Symposium Report. Paris: OECD . Abstract. Link.

Key references

  1. Acemoglu, Daron and Joshua Angrist (2000). How Large Are Human Capital Externalities? Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws. In: Ben S. Bernanke and Kenneth Rogoff (eds.). NBER Macroeconomics Annual Vol.15 (2000). MIT Press , 09-59 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Cawley, John (2015). An economy of scales: A Selective Review of Obesity's Economic Causes, Consequences, and Solutions. In: Journal of Health Economics 43 , 244-268 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Ciccone, Antonio and Giovanni Peri (2006). Identifying Human Capital Externalities: Theory with Applications. In: Review of Economic Studies 73(2) , 381-412 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Currie, Janet and Enrico Moretti (2003). Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 118(4) , 1495-1532 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Dee, Thomas S. (2004). Are There Civic Returns to Education?. In: Journal of Public Economics 88(9) , 1697-1720 . Abstract. Link.

  6. Lochner, Lance and Enrico Moretti (2004). The Effect of Education on Criminal Activity: Evidence from Prison Inmates, Arrests and Self-Reports. In: American Economic Review 94(1) , 343-366 . Abstract. Link.

  7. Milligan, Kevin, Enrico Moretti and Philip Oreopoulos (2004). Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom. In: Journal of Public Economics 88(9) , 1667-1695 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Moretti, Enrico (2004). Estimating the Social Return to Higher Education: Evidence from Longitudinal and Repeated Cross-Sectional Data. In: Journal of Econometrics 121(1) , 175-212 . Abstract. Link.

  9. Moretti, Enrico (2004). Workers’ Education, Spillovers and Productivity: Evidence from Plant-Level Production Functions. In: American Economic Review 94(3) , 656-690 . Abstract. Link.

Further reading

  1. Angrist, Joshua D. and Victor Lavy (1996). The Effect of Teen Childbearing and Single Parenthood on Childhood Disabilities and Progress in School. In: NBER Working Paper 5807 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Benhabib, Jess and Mark Spiegel (1994). The Role of Human Capital in Economic Development, Evidence from Aggregate Cross-Country Data. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 34(2) , 143-173 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Calvo-Armengol, Antoni, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou (2009). Peer Effects and Social Networks in Education. In: Review of Economic Studies 76(4) , 1239-1267 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Cascio, Elisabeth U. (2009). Maternal Labor Supply and the Introduction of Kindergartens into American Public Schools. In: Journal of Human Resources 44(1) , 140-170 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Choi, Seung Mo (2011). How Large are Learning Externalities?. In: International Economic Review 52(4) , 1077-103 . Abstract. Link.

  6. Cipollone, Piero and Alfonso Rosolia (2007). Social Interactions in High School: Lessons from an Earthquake. In: American Economic Review 97(3) , 948-965 . Abstract. Link.

  7. Crista, Julian P. (2008). The Effect of a First Child on Female Labor Supply: Evidence from Women Seeking Fertility Services. In: Journal of Human Resources 43(3) , 487-510 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Fack, Gabrielle and Julien Grenet (2010). When do better schools raise housing prices? Evidence from Paris public and private schools. In: Journal of Public Economics 94(1-2) , 59-77 . Abstract. Link.

  9. Feldman, Jacob, Diane Makuc, Joel Kleinman and Joan Cornoni-Huntly (1989). National Trends in Educational Differences in Mortality. In: American Journal of Epidemiology 129(5) , 919-933 . Abstract. Link.

  10. Figlio, David, Jonathan Guryan, Krzysztof Karbownik and Jeffrey Roth (2014). The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children's Cognitive Development. In: American Economic Review 104 (12) , 3921-3955 . Abstract. Link.

  11. Fletcher, Jason M. and Barbara L. Wolfe (2009). Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects. In: Journal of Human Resources 44(2) , 303-325 . Abstract. Link.

  12. Francesconi, Marco and Wilbert Van der Klaauw (2007). The Socioeconomic Consequences of "In-Work" Benefit Reform for British Lone Mothers. In: Journal of Human Resources 42(1) , 01-31 . Abstract. Link.

  13. Gould, Eric, Victor Lavy and Daniele Paserman (2004). Immigrating to Opportunity: Estimating the Effect of School Quality Using a Natural Experiment on Ethiopians in Israel. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 119(2) , 489-526 . Abstract. Link.

  14. Hermannsson, Kristinn, Katerina Lisenkova, Patrizio Lecca, Peter G. McGregor and J. Kim Swales (2016). The External Benefits of Higher Education. In: Regional Studies 51(7) , 1077-1088 . Abstract. Link.

  15. Humlum, Maria K., Kristin J. Kleinjans and Helena S. Nielsen (2012). An Economic Analysis of Identity and Career Choice. In: Economic Inquiry 50(1) , 39-61 . Abstract. Link.

  16. Hungerman, Daniel M. (2014 ). The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws. In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 104 , 52-63 . Abstract. Link.

  17. Iranzo, Susana and Giovanni Peri (2009). Schooling Externalities, Technology, and Productivity: Theory and Evidence from U.S. States. In: Review of Economics and Statistics 91(2) , 420-430 . Abstract. Link.

  18. Kremer, Michael, Edward Miguel and Rebecca Thornton (2009). Incentives to Learn. In: Review of Economics and Statistics 91(3) , 437-456 . Abstract. Link.

  19. Leppämäki, Mikko and Mikko Mustonen (2009). Skill Signalling with Product Market Externality. In: Economic Journal 119(539) , 1130-1142 . Abstract. Link.

  20. Lleras-Muney, Adriana (2005). The Relationship Between Education and Adult Mortality in the United States. In: Review of Economic Studies 72(1) , 189-221 . Abstract. Link.

  21. MacLeod, W. Bentley and Miguel Urquiola (2015). Reputation and School Competition. In: American Economic Review 105(11) , 3471-88 . Abstract. Link.

  22. McMahon, Walter W. (2000). Education and Development: Measuring the Social Benefits. Oxford : Oxford University Press . Abstract. Link.

  23. McMahon, Walter W. (1998). Conceptual Framework for the Analysis of the Social Benefits of Lifelong Learning. In: Education Economics 6(3) , 309-346 . Abstract. Link.

  24. Mincer, Jacob (1993). Human Capital, Technology and the Wage Structure: What do Time Series Show?. In: Jacob Mincer and Mark Blaug (eds.). Studies in Human Capital: Collected Essays of Jacob Mincer. Aldershot U.K.: Edward Elgar . Abstract. Link.

  25. Pelkonen, Panu (2012). Length of Compulsory Education and Voter Turnout—Evidence from a Staged Reform. In: Public Choice 150(1-2) , 51-75 . Abstract. Link.

  26. Rauch, James E. (1993). Productivity Gains from Geographic Concentration of Human Capital: Evidence from the Cities. In: Journal of Urban Economics 34(3) , 380-400 . Abstract. Link.

  27. Rud, Iryna, Chris Van Klaveren, Wim Groot and Henriette Maassen van den Brink (2014). The Externalities of Crime: The Effect of Criminal Involvement of Parents on the Educational Attainment of Their Children. In: Economics of Education Review 38 , 89-103 . Abstract. Link.

  28. Solomon, Lewis C. (1975). The Relation between Schooling and Saving Behavior. In: F.T. Juster (ed.). Education, Income, and Human Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill . Abstract. Link.

  29. Wantchekon, Leonrad, Marko Klašnja and Natalija Novta (2015). Education and Human Capital Externalities: Evidence from Colonial Benin . In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 130(2) , 703-757 . Abstract. Link.

  30. Winters, John V. (2013). Human Capital Externalities and Employment Differences across Metropolitan Areas of the USA. In: Journal of Economic Geography 13(5) , 799-822 . Abstract. Link.

  31. de la Fuente, Angel and Antonio Ciccone (2003). Human Capital and Growth in a Global and Knowledge-Based Economy. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities . Abstract. Link.