Research articles

Education & Non-Cognitive Skills

Friendship Networks and Political Opinions: A Natural Experiment among Future French Politicians

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Algan, Y., Dalvit, N., Do, Q. A., Le Chapelain, A., & Zenou, Y. (2019). “Friendship Networks and Political Opinions: A Natural Experiment among Future French Politicians”. CEPR Discussion Papers 13771, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

Early life adversity is associated with diminished social trust in adults

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Mell, H., Safra, L., Demange, P., Algan, Y., Baumard, N., & Chevallier, C. (2020). Early life adversity is associated with diminished social trust in adults. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/43q8z

Childhood environmental harshness predicts coordinated health and reproductive strategies: a cross-sectional study of a nationally representative sample from France

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Mell, H., Safra, L., Algan, Y., Baumard, N., & Chevallier, C. (2018). “Childhood environmental harshness predicts coordinated health and reproductive strategies: a cross-sectional study of a nationally representative sample from France”. Evolution and Human Behavior, 39(1), 1-8.

Association of behavior in boys from low socioeconomic neighborhoods with employment earnings in adulthood

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Vergunst, F., Tremblay, R. E., Nagin, D., Algan, Y., Beasley, E., Park, J., … & Côté, S. M. (2019). “Association of behavior in boys from low socioeconomic neighborhoods with employment earnings in adulthood”. JAMA pediatrics, 173(4), 334-341.

Inattention in boys from low-income backgrounds predicts welfare receipt: a 30-year prospective study

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Vergunst, F., Tremblay, R. E., Nagin, D., Zheng, Y., Galéra, C., Park, J., … & Côté, S-. M. (2019). “Inattention in boys from low-income backgrounds predicts welfare receipt: a 30-year prospective study”. Psychological medicine, 1-9.

Comment lutter contre la violence et le harcèlement à l’école et au collège?

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Algan Yann, Guyon Nina, Huillery Elise. Rapport au Fonds d’expérimentation pour la jeunesse. Avril 2015.

The Impact of Non-Cognitive Skills Training on Academic and Non-academic Trajectories: From Childhood to Early Adulthood

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Algan Yann, Beasley Elizabeth, Tremblay Richard E., Vitaro Frank. Revise and Resubmit Science.

Teaching Practices and Social Capital

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Algan Yann, Cahuc Pierre, Shleifer Andrei. In: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2013, 5(3): 189–210.