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Homepage:http://athena.sas.upenn.edu/~petra
Workplace:Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences (CARESS), Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2012

  1. Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving women's employability and quality of work: a critical review
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Are Conditional Cash Transfers Effective in Urban Areas? Evidence from Mexico
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Education Economics (2012)
  2. How Beliefs about HIV Status Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi, Seventh Version
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2011) Downloads View citations (7)
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2008) Downloads View citations (4)
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. A Dynamic Model of Taxation, Marital Status, Fertility, and Labor Supply
    2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  2. A Note on Adapting Propensity Score Matching and Selection Models to Choice Based Samples
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (28)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrics Journal (2009)
  3. How Beliefs about HIV Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi
    2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics
  4. How Beliefs about HIV Status Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi1, Second Version
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads
  5. Investor Behavior and Fund Performance under a Privatized Retirement Accounts System: Evidence from Chile
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2010)

2008

  1. EARNINGS FUNCTIONS AND RATES OF RETURN
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (102)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (104)
    University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) (2008) Downloads View citations (106)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (108)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Capital (2008)
  2. Encuesta de protección social 2006: Presentación general y principales resultados
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  3. How Pension Rules Affect Work and Contribution Patterns: A Behavioral Model of the Chilean Privatized Pension System
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (2)
  4. School Voucher Effects on Education and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Chile
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics

2007

  1. Learning from the Chilean Experience: The Determinants of Pension Switching
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Ex Ante Evaluation of Social Programs
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators
    CIRJE F-Series, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  3. The Chilean Pension Reform Turns 25: Lessons From the Social Protection Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)

2005

  1. Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (53)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (41)

    See also Chapter (2006)
  2. Long-Term Impacts of the Oportunidades Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Rural Youth in Mexico
    Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening, and Airport Security
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)
  4. Using Hit Rates to Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement: Vehicle Searches in Wichita
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. The Production of Cognitive Achievement in Children: Home, School and Racial Test Score Gaps
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Capital (2007)
  2. Using Hit Rate Tests to Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement: Vehicle Searches in Wichita
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Does Matching Overcome Lalonde's Critique of Nonexperimental Estimators?
    University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2005)
  2. Fifty Years of Mincer Earnings Regressions
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (156)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (186)
  3. Using a Social Experiment to Validate a Dynamic Behavioral Model of Child Schooling and Fertility: Assessing the Impact of a School Subsidy Program in Mexico
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. A TEST OF LAZEAR’S MANDATORY RETIREMENT MODEL
    Virginia Economics Online Papers, University of Virginia, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Evaluating the Effect of an Antidiscrimination Law Using a Regression-Discontinuity Design
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
  2. Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads View citations (11)
    Penn CARESS Working Papers, Penn Economics Department Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2001)

1998

  1. Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (894)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1998)
  2. Social Action, Private Choice, and Philanthropy: Understanding the Sources of Improvements in Black Schooling in Georgia, 1911-1960
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1995

  1. Does Measured School Quality Really Matter? An Examination of the Earnings-Quality Relationship
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)
  2. The Schooling Quality-Earnings Relationship: Using Economic Theory to Interpret Functional Forms Consistent with the Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Are conditional cash transfers effective in urban areas? Evidence from Mexico
    Education Economics, 2012, 20, (3), 233-259 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Book review of Ariel Fiszbein et al. (2009)’s book Conditional Cash Transfers: Reducing Present and Future Poverty
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9, (3), 465-468 Downloads
  2. Do Conditional Cash Transfers for Schooling Generate Lasting Benefits?: A Five-Year Followup of PROGRESA/Oportunidades
    Journal of Human Resources, 2011, 46, (1), 93-122 Downloads View citations (50)
  3. The longer-term effects of human capital enrichment programs on poverty and inequality: Oportunidades in Mexico
    Estudios de Economia, 2011, 38, (1 Year 2011), 67-100 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. A Theory of Optimal Random Crackdowns
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (3), 1104-35 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Effects of school reform on education and labor market performance: Evidence from Chile's universal voucher system
    Quantitative Economics, 2010, 1, (1), 47-95 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries
    Annual Review of Economics, 2010, 2, (1), 21-50 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. A note on adapting propensity score matching and selection models to choice based samples
    Econometrics Journal, 2009, 12, (s1), S230-S234 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Schooling Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfers on Young Children: Evidence from Mexico
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2009, 57, (3), 439-477 Downloads View citations (22)

2008

  1. Earnings Functions and Rates of Return
    Journal of Human Capital, 2008, 2, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (111)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. The Production of Cognitive Achievement in Children: Home, School, and Racial Test Score Gaps
    Journal of Human Capital, 2007, 1, (1), 91-136 Downloads View citations (200)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Assessing the Impact of a School Subsidy Program in Mexico: Using a Social Experiment to Validate a Dynamic Behavioral Model of Child Schooling and Fertility
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (5), 1384-1417 Downloads View citations (171)
  2. Generalising the Hit Rates Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement, With an Application to Vehicle Searches in Wichita
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (515), F351-F367 Downloads View citations (15)

2005

  1. Does matching overcome LaLonde's critique of nonexperimental estimators?
    Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 125, (1-2), 305-353 Downloads View citations (1030)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening, and Airport Security
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 127-131 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Progressing through PROGRESA: An Impact Assessment of a School Subsidy Experiment in Rural Mexico
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2005, 54, (1), 237-75 Downloads View citations (186)
  4. Rejoinder
    Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 125, (1-2), 365-375 Downloads View citations (53)

2004

  1. Evaluating Preschool Programs When Length of Exposure to the Program Varies: A Nonparametric Approach
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2004, 86, (1), 108-132 Downloads View citations (131)

2003

  1. On The Specification and Estimation of The Production Function for Cognitive Achievement
    Economic Journal, 2003, 113, (485), F3-F33 Downloads View citations (525)

2001

  1. Estimations of Limited Dependent Variable Models with Dummy Endogenous Regressors: Simple Strategies for Empirical Practice: Comment
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2001, 19, (1), 25-27 View citations (13)
  2. Identification and Estimation of Treatment Effects with a Regression-Discontinuity Design
    Econometrica, 2001, 69, (1), 201-09 View citations (804)
  3. Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 109, (1), 203-232 Downloads View citations (131)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  4. Reconciling Conflicting Evidence on the Performance of Propensity-Score Matching Methods
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 112-118 Downloads View citations (70)
  5. SESSION 1A: RACIAL INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (2), 517-517 Downloads

2000

  1. Understanding Black-White Wage Differentials, 1960-1990
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 344-349 Downloads View citations (13)

1998

  1. Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data
    Econometrica, 1998, 66, (5), 1017-1098 View citations (951)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1996

  1. Human Capital Pricing Equations with an Application to Estimating the Effect of Schooling Quality on Earnings
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 78, (4), 562-610 Downloads View citations (120)

1993

  1. A comparison of some aspects of the U.S. and Japanese equity markets
    Japan and the World Economy, 1993, 5, (1), 3-26 Downloads View citations (4)

Chapters

2011

  1. The Structural Estimation of Behavioral Models: Discrete Choice Dynamic Programming Methods and Applications
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (31)

2008

  1. Evaluating Social Programs with Endogenous Program Placement and Selection of the Treated
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (18)

2007

  1. Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators
    Chapter 74 in Handbook of Econometrics, 2007, vol. 6B Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
 
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