First-Born Children *Are* Smarter

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“First-born children have better thinking skills, study says” in The Guardian highlights JHR-published study that finds parenting behavior results in cognitive advantages for first-born children. Continue reading “First-Born Children *Are* Smarter”

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Former Journal of Human Resources Editor Accepts Cabinet Post

Sandra E. Black, our former editor for The Journal of Human Resources, has been selected to be a member of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. Dr. Black was Editor of The Journal of Human Resources from 2012 to 2015 and Co-Editor from 2005 to 2012. Continue reading “Former Journal of Human Resources Editor Accepts Cabinet Post”

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The Journal of Human Resources Welcomes New Editor David Figlio

The JHR is pleased to welcome David Figlio as editor. David is the Director of the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University, where he also serves as the Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy and of Economics. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin, and an Affiliate of CESifo. Continue reading “The Journal of Human Resources Welcomes New Editor David Figlio”

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Obituary for Former Advisory Board Member of The Journal of Human Resources

Glen G. Cain served as Editor of The Journal of Human Resources from 1974-76 and was on the Advisory board from 1998-2014. An excerpt of his obituary is below, or see the full obituaryContinue reading “Obituary for Former Advisory Board Member of The Journal of Human Resources”

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