Papers, Slides, and Summaries

Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility
Raj Chetty, John Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner, and Danny Yagan
Fact sheet: PDF
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Data: Stata / Excel
NYT Interactive Tool to Explore Data: Web

The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940
Raj Chetty, David Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathaniel Hendren, Robert Manduca, Jimmy Narang
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 22910, 2016
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Data: Stata / Excel

The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility II: County-Level Estimates
Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 23002, 2016
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Video: YouTube
Data: Stata / Excel

The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility I: Childhood Exposure Effects
Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 23001, 2016
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Video: YouTube
Data: Stata / Excel

Note: The above two papers are revised versions of an earlier paper, The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility: Childhood Exposure Effects and County Level Estimates

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Frina Lin, Jeremy Majerovitz, and Benjamin Scuderi
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 106(5): 282-288, 2016
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Data: Stata / Excel

The Association between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States, 2001 - 2014
Raj Chetty, Michael Stepner, Sarah Abraham, Shelby Lin, Benjamin Scuderi, Nicholas Turner, Augustin Bergeron, and David Cutler
The Journal of the American Medical Association 315(4), 2016
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: HTML
Slides: PDF | PPT
Data: Stata / Excel

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, and Lawrence Katz
American Economic Review 106(4): 855-902, 2016
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez, and Nick Turner
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 104(5): 141-147, 2014
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Data: Stata / Excel

Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, and Emmanuel Saez
Quarterly Journal of Economics 129(4): 1553-1623, 2014
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Non-technical video
Data: Stata / Excel

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers II: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood
Raj Chetty, John Friedman, and Jonah Rockoff
American Economic Review 104(9): 2633-2679, 2014
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers I: Evaluating Bias in Teacher Value-Added Estimates
Raj Chetty, John Friedman, and Jonah Rockoff
American Economic Review 104(9): 2593-2632, 2014
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF | PPT
Video: YouTube
Discussion of ASA Statement: PDF
Note on Prior Score Placebo Tests: PDF
Reply to Rothstein (2017): PDF
Rothstein's Comment (2014): PDF
Response to Adler (2014): PDF
Replication Code: ZIP

Note: The above two papers are revised versions of an earlier paper, The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood.

How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project STAR
Raj Chetty, John Friedman, Nathaniel Hilger, Emmanuel Saez, Diane Schanzenbach, and Danny Yagan
Quarterly Journal of Economics 126(4): 1593-1660, 2011
Non-technical summary: PDF
Paper: PDF
Slides: PDF