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Sensitivity of Self-Reported Noncognitive Skills to Survey Administration Conditions


  • Yuanyuan Chen
  • Shuaizhang Feng
  • James J. Heckman
  • Tim Kautz


Recent evidence has shown that noncognitive skills matter for success in life and can be shaped through interventions.

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  • Yuanyuan Chen & Shuaizhang Feng & James J. Heckman & Tim Kautz, "undated". "Sensitivity of Self-Reported Noncognitive Skills to Survey Administration Conditions," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 3b5cedbf8d1b49d2b55efbc83, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:3b5cedbf8d1b49d2b55efbc83a0e4695

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    1. James J. Heckman & Tomáš Jagelka & Timothy D. Kautz, 2019. "Some Contributions of Economics to the Study of Personality," NBER Working Papers 26459, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Armin Falk & Thomas Neuber & Philipp Strack, 2021. "Limited Self-Knowledge and Survey Response Behavior," CESifo Working Paper Series 9179, CESifo.
    3. Mostafa Shahen & Koji Kotani & Tatsuyoshi Saijo, 2020. "Does perspective-taking promote intergenerational sustainability?," Working Papers SDES-2020-12, Kochi University of Technology, School of Economics and Management, revised Sep 2020.
    4. Zhang, Yi & He, Jia, 2023. "Measuring non-cognitive skills exploiting log-files on online behaviour," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 103(C).
    5. Ahn, Taehyun & Goh, Young-Geun, 2021. "The long-term influences of ability mixing on soft skills," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 191(C), pages 367-386.
    6. Carlos Arias & Javier Valbuena & Jose Manuel Garcia, 2021. "The Impact of Secondary Education Choices on Mathematical Performance in University: The Role of Non-Cognitive Skills," Mathematics, MDPI, vol. 9(21), pages 1-16, October.
    7. Nguyen, Ha Trong & Brinkman, Sally & Le, Huong Thu & Zubrick, Stephen R. & Mitrou, Francis, 2022. "Gender differences in time allocation contribute to differences in developmental outcomes in children and adolescents," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 89(C).
    8. Mostafa Shahen & Koji Kotani & Tatsuyoshi Saijo, 2020. "How do individuals behave in the intergenerational sustainability dilemma? A strategy method experiment," Working Papers SDES-2020-1, Kochi University of Technology, School of Economics and Management, revised May 2020.
    9. Mst Asma Khatun & Shibly Shahrier & Koji Kotani, 2020. "Cooperation and cognition gaps for salinity: A field experiment of information provision," Working Papers SDES-2020-4, Kochi University of Technology, School of Economics and Management, revised Jun 2020.
    10. Marcenaro-Gutierrez, O.D. & Lopez-Agudo, L.A. & Henriques, C.O., 2021. "Are soft skills conditioned by conflicting factors? A multiobjective programming approach to explore the trade-offs," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 18-40.

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    noncognitive skills; psychological assessment; personality traits; Big Five; incentives;
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