Journal of Human Capital

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


Sibling Influence on the Human Capital of the Left-Behind
Costanza Biavaschi, Corrado Giulietti, and Klaus F. Zimmermann

Substitution between Individual and Source Country Characteristics: Social Capital, Culture, and US Labor Market Outcomes among Immigrant Women
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn

The Slowdown in the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants: Aging and Cohort Effects Revisited Again
George J. Borjas

Immigration, Human Capital Formation, and Endogenous Economic Growth
Isaac Ehrlich and Jinyoung Kim

Acquiring Human Capital through the Generations by Migration
James P. Smith and Liam Delaney


Volume 9 Number 4 Winter 2015 Journal of Human Capital has been mailed and is available in print from the University of Chicago Press