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Working Papers

2022

  1. Distributional Effects of Local Minimum Wages: A Spatial Job Search Approach
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2022) Downloads
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2022) Downloads
  2. Learning Through Repetition? A Dynamic Evaluation of Grade Retention in Portugal
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Banco de Portugal, Economics and Research Department (2022) Downloads

2021

  1. Prospering through Prospera: CCT Impacts on Educational Attainment and Achievement in Mexico
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2021) Downloads View citations (2)

2020

  1. Personality Traits, Job Search and the Gender Wage Gap
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2020) Downloads View citations (3)

2019

  1. A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article A dynamic model of personality, schooling, and occupational choice, Quantitative Economics, Econometric Society (2020) Downloads View citations (17) (2020)

2017

  1. Personality Traits, Intra-household Allocation and the Gender Wage Gap
    Carlo Alberto Notebooks, Collegio Carlo Alberto Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2017) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Personality traits, intra-household allocation and the gender wage gap, European Economic Review, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (30) (2018)

2012

  1. Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools
    Working Papers, Rice University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2012) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2015) Downloads View citations (64) (2015)
  2. 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 (7)
  3. Estimating a Coordination Game in the Classroom
    Working Papers, Rice University, Department of Economics 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 (3)
    See also Journal Article Are conditional cash transfers effective in urban areas? Evidence from Mexico, Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2012) Downloads View citations (33) (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 (8)
    Also in PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2011) Downloads View citations (8)
    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 (2010) Downloads View citations (4)
    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 (2008) Downloads View citations (4)

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
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (53)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (53)

    See also Journal Article A note on adapting propensity score matching and selection models to choice based samples, Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society (2009) View citations (53) (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 (5)
    See also Journal Article Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries, Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews (2010) Downloads View citations (10) (2010)

2008

  1. EARNINGS FUNCTIONS AND RATES OF RETURN
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (145)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (154)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (145)
    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 (147)

    See also Journal Article Earnings Functions and Rates of Return, Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press (2008) Downloads View citations (162) (2008)
  2. Encuesta de protección social 2006: Presentación general y principales resultados
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
  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 View citations (3)

2007

  1. Learning from the Chilean Experience: The Determinants of Pension Switching
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)

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 (21)
    See also Journal Article Ex Ante Evaluation of Social Programs, Annals of Economics and Statistics, GENES (2008) Downloads View citations (23) (2008)
  2. Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators
    CIRJE F-Series, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators, Handbook of Econometrics, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (60) (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 (27)

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 (79)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (69)

    See also Chapter Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond, Handbook of the Economics of Education, Elsevier (2006) Downloads View citations (483) (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 (51)
  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 (17)
    See also Journal Article Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening, and Airport Security, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2005) Downloads View citations (16) (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 (27)
    See also Journal Article The Production of Cognitive Achievement in Children: Home, School, and Racial Test Score Gaps, Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press (2007) Downloads View citations (411) (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 (6)

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 Does matching overcome LaLonde's critique of nonexperimental estimators?, Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier (2005) Downloads View citations (1598) (2005)
  2. Fifty Years of Mincer Earnings Regressions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (284)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2003) Downloads View citations (268)
  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 (9)

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 (59)
  2. Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Penn CARESS Working Papers, Penn Economics Department Downloads
    CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2001) Downloads View citations (218) (2001)

1998

  1. Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1302)
    See also Journal Article Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data, Econometrica, Econometric Society (1998) View citations (1339) (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 (42)
  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 (15)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. The Best of Both Worlds: Combining Randomized Controlled Trials with Structural Modeling
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2023, 61, (1), 41-85 Downloads View citations (6)

2020

  1. A dynamic model of personality, schooling, and occupational choice
    Quantitative Economics, 2020, 11, (1), 231-275 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice, Cambridge Working Papers in Economics (2019) Downloads View citations (9) (2019)

2018

  1. Accounting for Mathematics Performance of High School Students in Mexico: Estimating a Coordination Game in the Classroom
    Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126, (6), 2608 - 2650 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. PRODUCT CHOICE UNDER GOVERNMENT REGULATION: THE CASE OF CHILE'S PRIVATIZED PENSION SYSTEM
    International Economic Review, 2018, 59, (4), 1747-1783 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Personality traits, intra-household allocation and the gender wage gap
    European Economic Review, 2018, 109, (C), 191-220 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper Personality Traits, Intra-household Allocation and the Gender Wage Gap, Carlo Alberto Notebooks (2017) Downloads View citations (5) (2017)

2017

  1. Assessing the Performance of Nonexperimental Estimators for Evaluating Head Start
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35, (S1), S7 - S63 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Conditional Cash Transfers: The Case of Progresa/Oportunidades
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2017, 55, (3), 866-915 Downloads View citations (58)

2016

  1. Teacher Quality in Public and Private Schools under a Voucher System: The Case of Chile
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2016, 34, (2), 319 - 362 Downloads View citations (18)

2015

  1. Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools
    Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 123, (2), 325 - 364 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools, Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (14) (2012)
  2. Preface
    Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 123, (2), 263 - 265 Downloads

2014

  1. HOW BELIEFS ABOUT HIV STATUS AFFECT RISKY BEHAVIORS: EVIDENCE FROM MALAWI
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2014, 29, (6), 944-964 Downloads View citations (30)

2012

  1. Are conditional cash transfers effective in urban areas? Evidence from Mexico
    Education Economics, 2012, 20, (3), 233-259 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper Are Conditional Cash Transfers Effective in Urban Areas? Evidence from Mexico, PIER Working Paper Archive (2011) Downloads View citations (3) (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 (97)
  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 (5)

2010

  1. A Theory of Optimal Random Crackdowns
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (3), 1104-35 Downloads View citations (38)
  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 (26)
  3. Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries
    Annual Review of Economics, 2010, 2, (1), 21-50 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Structural Estimation and Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries, PIER Working Paper Archive (2009) Downloads View citations (5) (2009)

2009

  1. A note on adapting propensity score matching and selection models to choice based samples
    Econometrics Journal, 2009, 12, (s1), S230-S234 View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper A Note on Adapting Propensity Score Matching and Selection Models to Choice Based Samples, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (53) (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 (49)

2008

  1. Earnings Functions and Rates of Return
    Journal of Human Capital, 2008, 2, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (162)
    See also Working Paper EARNINGS FUNCTIONS AND RATES OF RETURN, Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (145) (2008)
  2. Ex Ante Evaluation of Social Programs
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2008, (91-92), 263-291 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Ex Ante Evaluation of Social Programs, PIER Working Paper Archive (2006) Downloads View citations (21) (2006)

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 (411)
    See also Working Paper The Production of Cognitive Achievement in Children: Home, School and Racial Test Score Gaps, PIER Working Paper Archive (2004) Downloads View citations (27) (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 (345)
  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 View citations (27)

2005

  1. Does matching overcome LaLonde's critique of nonexperimental estimators?
    Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 125, (1-2), 305-353 Downloads View citations (1598)
    See also Working Paper Does Matching Overcome Lalonde's Critique of Nonexperimental Estimators?, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (101) (2003)
  2. Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening, and Airport Security
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 127-131 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening, and Airport Security, PIER Working Paper Archive (2005) Downloads View citations (17) (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 (221)
  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 (181)

2003

  1. On The Specification and Estimation of The Production Function for Cognitive Achievement
    Economic Journal, 2003, 113, (485), F3-F33 View citations (781)

2002

  1. The Schooling of Southern Blacks: The Roles of Legal Activism and Private Philanthropy, 1910–1960
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (1), 225-268 Downloads View citations (25)

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 (1379)
  3. Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 109, (1), 203-232 Downloads View citations (218)
    See also Working Paper Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence, NBER Working Papers (1999) Downloads View citations (3) (1999)
  4. Reconciling Conflicting Evidence on the Performance of Propensity-Score Matching Methods
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 112-118 Downloads View citations (130)
  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 (28)

1998

  1. Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data
    Econometrica, 1998, 66, (5), 1017-1098 View citations (1339)
    See also Working Paper Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data, NBER Working Papers (1998) Downloads View citations (1302) (1998)
  2. Matching As An Econometric Evaluation Estimator
    The Review of Economic Studies, 1998, 65, (2), 261-294 Downloads View citations (1867)

1997

  1. Matching As An Econometric Evaluation Estimator: Evidence from Evaluating a Job Training Programme
    The Review of Economic Studies, 1997, 64, (4), 605-654 Downloads View citations (2813)

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 (174)

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 (6)

Chapters

2011

  1. The Structural Estimation of Behavioral Models: Discrete Choice Dynamic Programming Methods and Applications
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (85)

2008

  1. Evaluating Social Programs with Endogenous Program Placement and Selection of the Treated
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (56)

2007

  1. Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators
    Chapter 74 in Handbook of Econometrics, 2007, vol. 6B Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo (2006) Downloads View citations (4) (2006)

2006

  1. Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (483)
    See also Working Paper Earnings Functions, Rates of Return and Treatment Effects: The Mincer Equation and Beyond, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (79) (2005)
 
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