Journal of Human Capital

Immigration Myths and Insights

In the Winter 2015 issue of the Journal of Human Capital, leading economists debunk myths and reveal new insights about immigration by addressing economic effects and influences of the migrant labor supply, educational attainment through the generations, economic assimilation, and the impact of source-country culture on migrant labor.

Human Capital 3E has received full funding

The project will continue to involve research and programmatic collaboration between our department and Educational Leadership and Policy in the Graduate School of Education as well as allow us to pursue additional partnerships with the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

The Life and Work of Gary Becker – Former colleagues, students and friends of Gary S. Becker gathered at this memorial conference, sponsored by the Journal of Human Capital and the Becker Friedman Institute, celebrating Becker’s research on human capital and discussing recent advances in the areas of education, human capital formation and technological innovation, and immigration. Release Date: October 16th, 2015 – Read more

Dr Ehrlich gave a speech to the inaugural webinar
International Health Economics Association
on the topic of Equilibrium
Health Spending and Population Aging in a Model of Endogenous Growth – Will the
GDP Share of Health Spending Keep Rising? This was done on May 21st 2014.

On April 2014, Dr Ehrlich spoke to the Higher School of Economics in Russia in a Meet the
session. He also gave a Keynote speech on “Why Nations Succeed? – A
Case Study in Endogenous Growth Theory” at that conference.

October 9-10th, 2014

Dr. Ehrlich presents on the Fourth Meeting on the

Economic and Fiscal Impact of Immigration

The Keck Center, Washington DC

For more info on the NAS Immigration Panel


Getting Weighed Down: The Effect of Childhood Obesity on the Development of Socioemotional Skills

Nicole Black and Sonja C. Kassenboehmer

Volume 11 Number 2 2017 Journal of Human Capital has been mailed and is available in print from the University of Chicago Press