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Workplace:Economics Department, University of Michigan, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2013

  1. Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads
  2. The Determinants of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

2011

  1. On Educational Performance Measures
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Fiscal Studies (2011)
  2. The Impact of the UK New Deal for Lone Parents on Benefit Receipt
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)

2010

  1. Standards for Regression Discontinuity Designs
    Mathematica Policy Research Reports, Mathematica Policy Research Downloads

2008

  1. Heterogeneous Impacts in PROGRESA
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2008)

2007

  1. Bandwidth Selection and the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Unbalanced Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Annales d'Economie et de Statistique (2008)

2006

  1. Evaluating Search and Matching Models Using Experimental Data
    Working Papers, Queen's University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Equilibrium Policy Experiments and the Evaluation of Social Programs
    Working Papers, Queen's University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (40)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Papers, Queen's University, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (8)
    University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (2003) Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. Does Matching Overcome Lalonde's Critique of Nonexperimental Estimators?
    University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Downloads View citations (99)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2005)
  2. How Robust is the Evidence on the Effects of College Quality? Evidence From Matching
    University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2004)
  3. The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program
    University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (8)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (10)
    Working Paper Series, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (2003) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2004)
  4. What is the Value Added by Caseworkers?
    University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2003, Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (8)
    University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (2003) Downloads View citations (8)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2007)

2002

  1. Is the Threat of Reemployment Services More Effective than the Services Themselves? Experimental Evidence from the UI System
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The Determinants of Participation in Adult Education and Training in Canada
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Performance of Performance Standards
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2002) Downloads View citations (50)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2002)

2000

  1. A Critical Survey of Empirical Methods for Evaluating Active Labor Market Policies
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) (2000)
  2. Evaluating Profiling as a Means of Allocating Government Services
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (28)
  3. Is the Threat of Training More Effective than Training Itself? Experimental Evidence from the UI System
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics (1999) Downloads View citations (20)

1999

  1. The Pre-Program Earnings Dip and the Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Implications for Simple Program Evaluation Strategies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (105)

1998

  1. Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (549)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1998)
  2. Evaluating the Welfare State
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (76)
  3. Substitution and Dropout Bias in Social Experiments: A Study of an Influential Social Experiment
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000)

1997

  1. College Quality and the Wages of Young Men
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics View citations (25)
  2. The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates: Evidence from the National JTPA Study
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Chapter (2000)

1996

  1. What Do Bureaucrats Do? The Effects of Performance Standards and Bureaucratic Preferences on Acceptance into the JTPA Program
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)

1995

  1. Ashenfelters Dip and the Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Implication for Simple Program Evaluation Strategies
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics View citations (1)

1994

  1. Accounting for Dropouts in Evaluations of Social Experiments
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1994) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Making the Most Out Of Social Experiments: Reducing the Intrinsic Uncertainty in Evidence from Randomized Trials with an Application to the JTPA Exp
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1993

  1. U.S. Education and Training Policy: A Re-evaluation of the Underlying Assumptions Behind the "New Consensus A Re-evaluation of the Underlying Assumptions Behind the "New Consensus"
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. A Simulation Estimator for Dynamic Models of Discrete Choice
    GSIA Working Papers, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
    Also in Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago (1992) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1994)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Estimation of treatment effects: recent developments and applications
    Empirical Economics, 2013, 44, (1), 1-11 Downloads

2011

  1. On Educational Performance Measures
    Fiscal Studies, 2011, 32, (2), 187-206 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2008

  1. Bandwidth Selection and the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Unbalanced Data
    Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 2008, (91-92), 189-216 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Heterogeneous impacts in PROGRESA
    Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 145, (1-2), 64-80 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Evaluating multi-treatment programs: theory and evidence from the U.S. Job Training Partnership Act experiment
    Empirical Economics, 2007, 32, (2), 491-528 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Evaluating the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services System Using a Regression Discontinuity Approach
    American Economic Review, 2007, 97, (2), 104-107 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. What is the value added by caseworkers?
    Labour Economics, 2007, 14, (2), 135-151 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2006

  1. Estimating the Returns to College Quality with Multiple Proxies for Quality
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, 24, (3), 701-728 Downloads View citations (66)

2005

  1. College Quality and Wages in the United States
    German Economic Review, 2005, 6, (3), 415-443 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Does matching overcome LaLonde's critique of nonexperimental estimators?
    Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 125, (1-2), 305-353 Downloads View citations (484)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Rejoinder
    Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 125, (1-2), 365-375 Downloads View citations (54)

2004

  1. How robust is the evidence on the effects of college quality? Evidence from matching
    Journal of Econometrics, 2004, 121, (1-2), 99-124 Downloads View citations (106)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2004, 22, (2), 243-298 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Evaluation aktiver Arbeitsmarktpolitik: Erfahrungen aus Nordamerika (Evaluating Avtive Labor Market Policies: Lessons from North America)
    Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, 2000, 33, (3), 345-356 Downloads
  2. Is the Threat of Reemployment Services More Effective Than the Services Themselves? Evidence from Random Assignment in the UI System
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (4), 1313-1327 Downloads View citations (120)

2002

  1. Introduction
    Labour Economics, 2002, 9, (2), 137-141 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Performance of Performance Standards
    Journal of Human Resources, 2002, 37, (4), 778-811 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Reconciling Conflicting Evidence on the Performance of Propensity-Score Matching Methods
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 112-118 Downloads View citations (47)

2000

  1. A Critical Survey of Empirical Methods for Evaluating Active Labor Market Policies
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2000, 136, (III), 247-268 Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Substitution And Dropout Bias In Social Experiments: A Study Of An Influential Social Experiment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (2), 651-694 Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1999

  1. Estimates of Effective Guarantees and Tax Rates in the AFDC Program for the Post-OBRA Period
    Journal of Human Resources, 1999, 34, (2), 312-345 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The Pre-programme Earnings Dip and the Determinants of Participation in a Social Programme. Implications for Simple Programme Evaluation Strategies
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (457), 313-48 Downloads View citations (60)

1998

  1. Accounting For Dropouts In Evaluations Of Social Programs
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 80, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data
    Econometrica, 1998, 66, (5), 1017-1098 View citations (607)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. Assessing the Performance of Performance Standards in Public Bureaucracies
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 389-95 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. How much is your vote worth? The unfairness of campaign spending limits
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1997, 16, (1), 162-165
  3. Making the Most Out of Programme Evaluations and Social Experiments: Accounting for Heterogeneity in Programme Impacts
    Review of Economic Studies, 1997, 64, (4), 487-535 Downloads View citations (205)

1995

  1. Assessing the Case for Social Experiments
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1995, 9, (2), 85-110 Downloads View citations (208)

1994

  1. A Simulation Estimator for Dynamic Models of Discrete Choice
    Review of Economic Studies, 1994, 61, (2), 265-89 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

Edited books

2011

  1. The Performance of Performance Standards
    Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads

Chapters

2000

  1. The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates (Evidence from the National JTPA Study)
    A chapter in Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, 2000, pp 331-356 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1999

  1. The economics and econometrics of active labor market programs
    Chapter 31 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1999, vol. 3, Part A, pp 1865-2097 Downloads View citations (518)
 
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