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These are 2008 AEA Conference Papers; please see also the full 2008 ASSA Preliminary Program Schedule.
Conference papers will be uploaded as they become available from the authors.

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Michael Matthews (U.S. Military Academy )

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Saturday, January 5, 10:15 AM

Saturday, January 5, 10:15 AM
Session: The Economics of Noncognitive Skills (AEA)
Presiding: James Heckman (University of Chicago)

The Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Adolescent Schooling Behavior
James Heckman (University of Chicago)
Paul LaFontaine (University of Chicago)
Sergio Urzua (University of Chicago)

Quantifying the Growing Importance of "Soft Skills" in the Labor Market
Catherine Weinberger (University of California)

Time preference over the life cycle
Lex Borghans (Maastricht University)
Bart Golsteyn (ROA, Maastricht University)

Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals
Angela Duckworth (University of Pennsylvania)
Christopher Peterson (University of Michigan)
Michael Matthews (U.S. Military Academy )
Dennis Kelly (U.S. Military Academy )



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