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Details about Achim Ahrens

Workplace:Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Energy Economics Research and Policy (CEERP), Heriot-Watt University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Short-id: pah173

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Working Papers


  1. Iassopack: Model Selection and Prediction with Regularized Regression in Stata
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Papers, (2019) Downloads


  1. LASSOPACK and PDSLASSO: Prediction, model selection and causal inference with regularized regression
    London Stata Conference 2018, Stata Users Group Downloads


  1. Civil conflicts in Africa: Climate, economic shocks, nighttime lights and spill-over effects
    SEEC Discussion Papers, Spatial Economics and Econometrics Centre, Heriot Watt University Downloads

Journal Articles


  1. Changes in Land Cover and Urban Sprawl in Ireland From a Comparative Perspective Over 1990–2012
    Land, 2019, 8, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Civil Conflicts, Economic Shocks and Night-time Lights
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 2015, 21, (4), 433-444 Downloads
  2. Do execution moratoriums increase homicide? Re-examining evidence from Illinois
    Applied Economics, 2015, 47, (31), 3243-3257 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Two-Step Lasso Estimation of the Spatial Weights Matrix
    Econometrics, 2015, 3, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (8)


  1. Conditionality or specificity? Bulgaria and Romania's economic transition performance in comparative perspective
    Post-Communist Economies, 2012, 24, (2), 291-307 Downloads View citations (2)

Software Items


  1. LASSOPACK: Stata module for lasso, square-root lasso, elastic net, ridge, adaptive lasso estimation and cross-validation
    Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. PDSLASSO: Stata module for post-selection and post-regularization OLS or IV estimation and inference
    Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
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