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Publications of Philip Oreopoulos

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  • Maya Escueta, Vincent Quan, Andre J. Nickow, Philip Oreopoulos, "Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review", Journal of Economic Literature, forthcoming.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "What limits college success? A review and further analysis of Holzer and Baum’s ‘Making College Work’", Journal of Economic Literature, forthcoming.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Richard W. Patterson, Uros Petronijevic, Nolan Pope, "Lack of Study Time is the Problem, but What is the Solution? Unsuccessful Attempts to Help Traditional and Online College Students", Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming.


  • Adam Lavecchia, Philip Oreopoulos, Robert S. Brown, "Long-run benefits from comprehensive student support programs: Evidence from Pathways to Education", American Economic Review: Insights 2 (2) (2020), 209–224.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Uros Petronijevic, Christine Logel, Graham Beattie, "Improving non-academic student outcomes using online and text-message coaching", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 171 (C) (2020), 342–360.


  • Graham Beattie, Jean-William Laliberte, Catherine Michaud-Leclerc, Philip Oreopoulos, "Thrivers and divers: Using non-academic measures to predict college success and failure", Economics of Education Review 62 (2019), 170–182.
  • David Card and Philip Oreopoulos, "Introduction: Labor markets and public policies in the United States and Canada", Journal of Labor Economics 37 (S2) (2019), S243–S252.
  • Christopher R. Dobronyi, Philip Oreopoulos, Uros Petronijevic, "Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment", Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness 12 (1) (2019), 38–66.
  • Ariel Kalil, Susan Mayer, Philip Oreopoulos, Sebastian Gallegos, "Using Behavioral Insights To Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention", Journal of Human Resources 54 (4) (2019), 900–925.
  • Philip Oreopoulos and Reuben Ford, "Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process", Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 38 (2) (2019), 299–329.


  • Rupa Banerjee, Jeffrey G. Reitz, Philip Oreopoulos, "Do Large Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly? A New Analysis of Canadian Field Experiment Data", Canadian Public Policy 44 (1) (2018), 1–12.
  • Graham Beattie, Jean-William Laliberte, Philip Oreopoulos, "Thrivers and divers: Using non-academic measures to predict college success and failure", Economics of Education Review 62 (2018), 170–182.
  • Daniel Kim, Brandon Zagorski, Richard Glazier, Ichiro Kawachi, Philip Oreopoulos, "Neighborhood Socioeconomic Position and Risks of Major Chronic Diseases and All-Cause Mortality", British Medical Journal Open 8 (5) (2018), e018793–..
  • Philip Oreopoulos and Uros Petronijevic, "Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?", Journal of Human Resources 53 (2) (2018), 299–329.



  • Julia Chabrier, Sarah Cohodes, Philip Oreopoulos, "What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?", Journal of Economic Perspectives 30 (3) (2016), 57–84. (Freely available.)
  • Adam Lavecchia, Heidi Liu, Philip Oreopoulos, "Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities", in Handbook of Economics of Education (edited by Eric A. Hanushek, Stephen J. Machin, Ludger Woessmann), North Holland Press, 2016, 1–74.


  • Nicole Fortin, Philip Oreopoulos, Shelley Phipps, "Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in Academic Achievement", Journal of Human Resources 50 (3) (2015), 549–579.




  • Eric Bettinger, Bridget Long, Philip Oreopoulos, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, "Helping Complete College Financial Aid Applications: Evidence from a Randomized Trial with H&R Block", Quarterly Journal of Economics 127 (3) (2012), 1205–1242.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Till Von Wachter, Andrew Heisz, "The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 4 (2012), 1–29. (Freely available.)


  • Toni Mora and Philip Oreopoulos, "Peer effects on high school aspirations: Evidence from a sample of close and not-so-close friends", Economics of Education Review 30 (2011), 575–581.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Thirteen Thousand Résumés", American Economic Journal: Public Policy 3 (2011), 148–171.
  • Philip Oreopoulos and Kjell Salvanes, "Priceless: The Nonpecuniary Benefits of Schooling", Journal of Economic Perspectives 25 (1) (2011), 159–184.


  • Morley K. Gunderson and Philip Oreopoulos, "Returns to Education in Developed Countries", in International Encyclopedia in Education Third Edition (edited by E. Barker, M. McGaw and P. Peterson), Elsevier Publishers, 2010, 37–43.
  • Jason Lindo, Nick Sanders, Philip Oreopoulos, "Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2 (2) (2010), 95–117.


  • Florian Hoffmann and Philip Oreopoulos, "A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on University Achievement", Journal of Human Resources 44 (2) (2009), 479–494.
  • Florian Hoffmann and Philip Oreopoulos, "Professor Qualities and Student Achievement", Review of Economic and Statistics 91 (1) (2009), 83–92.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Would More Compulsory Schooling Help Disadvantaged Youth? Evidence from Recent Changes to School Leaving Laws", in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective (edited by Jonathan Gruber), University of Chicago Press, 2009, 85–114.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Joshua Angrist, Daniel Lang, "Incentives and Services for College Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Trial", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1 (1) (2009), 136–163.


  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Neighbourhood Effects in Canada: A Critique", Canadian Public Policy 34 (2) (2008), 237–258.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Marianne Page, Ann Stevens, "The Intergenerational Effects of Worker Displacement", Journal of Labor Economics 26 (3) (2008), 455–484.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Mark Stabile, Randy Walld, Leslie Roos, "Short, Medium, and Long Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis using Siblings and Twins", Journal of Human Resources 43 (1) (2008), 88–138.


  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? Wealth, Health, and Happiness from Compulsory Schooling", Journal of Public Economics 91 (2007), 2213–2229.


  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Average Treatment Effects of Education when Compulsory School Laws Really Matter", American Economic Review 96 (1) (2006), 152–175.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "The Compelling Effects of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from Canada", Canadian Journal of Economics 39 (1) (2006), 22–52.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Marianne Page, Ann Stevens, "The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling", Journal of Labor Economics 24 (4) (2006), 729–760.


  • Kevin Milligan, Enrico Moretti, Philip Oreopoulos, "Does Education Improve Citizenship: Evidence from the U.S. and the U.K.", Journal of Public Economics 88 (9-10) (2005), 1667–1695.


  • Philip Oreopoulos, "The Long Run Consequences of Growing Up in a Poor Neighborhood", Quarterly Journal of Economics 118 (4) (2003), 1533–1575.


  • Alan Auerbach and Philip Oreopoulos, "The Fiscal Impact of U.S. Immigration: A Generational Accounting Perspective", Tax Policy and the Economy 14 (2000), 123–156.


  • Alan Auerbach and Philip Oreopoulos, "Analyzing the Fiscal Impact of U.S. Immigration", American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 89 (2) (1999), 176–180.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Canada: On the Road to Fiscal Balance", in Generational Accounting Around the World (edited by Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Willi Leibfritz), University of Chicago Press, 1999, 199–217.


  • Philip Oreopoulos and Francois Vaillancourt, "Applying the Generational Accounting Approach to Canada: Findings and Fallacies", in Government Finances and Generational Equity (edited by Miles Corak), Statistics Canada, 1998, 7–20.