Leaving Boys Behind: Gender Disparities in Academic Achievement

(with Nicole Fortin and Shelley Phipps)
Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming

A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom

(with Rob Fairlie and Florian Hoffmann)
American Economic Review, forthcoming

When-Opportunity-Knocks-Who-Answers-New-Evidence-on-College-Achievement-Awards.pdf

(with Joshua Angrist and Tyler Williams)
Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2014 vol. 49 no. 3 572-610

Making College Worth It: A Review of the Returns to Higher Education

(with Uros Petronijevic)
The Future of Children, Vol. 23, No. 1 (2013), pp. 41-65.

Staying in School: A Proposal for Raising High-School Graduation Rates

(with Derek Messacar)
Science and Technology, Winter, 2013, pp 55-61.

The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession

(with Till von Wachter and Andrew Heisz)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 4.1 (2012): 1-29

The Role of Application Assistance and Information in College Decisions

(with Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, and Lisa Sanbonmatsu)
The Quarterly Journal of Economics 127.3 (2012): 1205-242

Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

(with Ryan Dunn)
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 1, January 2013, pp. 3-26.

The Role of Application Assistance and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment

(with Eric P. Bettinger, Eric P. Bettinger and Lisa Sanbonmatsu)
The Quarterly Journal of Economics 127.3 (2012): 1205-242

Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 3.4 (2011): 148-71

Peer effects on high school aspirations: Evidence from a sample of close and not-so-close friends

(with Toni Mora)
Economics of Education Review 30.4 (2011): 575-81

Priceless The Nonpecuniary Benefits of Schooling

(with Kjell G. Salvanes)
Journal of Economic Perspectives 25.1 (2011): 159-84

Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation

(with Jason M. Lindo and Nicholas J. Sanders)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2.2 (2010): 95-117

Economics of Education – Returns to Education in Developed Countries

Brewer, D. J., & McEwan, P. J. (2010). Economics of education. Oxford, UK: Acadmic Press.

Incentives And Services For College Achievement: Evidence From A Randomized Trial

(with Joshua Angrist and Daniel Lang)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1.1 (2009): 136-63

A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement

(with Florian Hoffmann)
Journal of Human Resources 44.2 (2009): 479-94

Professor Qualities And Student Achievement

(with Florian Hoffmann)
Review of Economics and Statistics 91.1 (2009): 83-92

Would More Compulsory Schooling Help Disadvantaged Youth?

The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, p. 85 – 112, Chicago: University of Chicago, 2009

Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health

(with Mark Stabile, Randy Walld and Leslie L. Roos)
Journal of Human Resources 43.1 (2008): 88-138

The Intergenerational Effects of Worker Displacement

(with Marianne Page and Ann Huff Stevens)
Journal of Labor Economics 26.3 (2008): 455-000

Neighbourhood Effects in Canada: A Critique

Canadian Public Policy (2008): Vol. XXXIV, No. 2 (2008) pp. 237-258

Do dropouts drop out too soon? Wealth, health and happiness from compulsory schooling

Journal of Public Economics 91.11-12 (2007): 2213-229

The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling

(with Marianne E. Page and Ann Huff Stevens)
Journal of Labor Economics 24.4 (2006): 729-60

The Compelling Effects of Compulsory Schooling

Canadian Journal of Economics Vol. 39.1 (2006): 22-52

Estimating Average and Local Average Treatment Effects of Education When Compulsory Schooling Laws Really Matter

American Economic Review 96.1 (2006): 152-75

Does education improve citizenship? Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom

(with Kevin Milligana and Enrico Moretti)
Journal of Public Economics 88.9-10 (2004): 1667-695

The Long-Run Consequences of Living in a Poor Neighborhood

The Quarterly Journal of Economics 118.4 (2003): 1533-575

The Fiscal Effect of U.S. Immigration

(with Alan J. Auerbach)
NBER/Tax Policy and the Economy 14.1 (2001): 123-56

Analyzing the Fiscal Impact of U.S. Immigration

(with Alan J. Auerbach)
 American Economic Review 89.2 (1999): 176-80

Canada: On the Road to Fiscal Balance

Chapter in NBER book Generational Accounting around the World (1999), Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Willi Leibfritz, editors (p. 199 – 218), January 1999.

Government Finances and Generational Equity: Applying Generational Accounting to Canada Findings and Fallacies

(with François Vaillancourt)
Corak, M. (1998). Government finances and generational equity. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.