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Working Papers
2017
 Propensity Scores and Causal Inference Using Machine Learning Methods
2017 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group View citations (1)
2016
 Retooling poverty targeting using outofsample validation and machine learning
Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank View citations (4)
2015
 The Earned Income Tax Credit
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley View citations (11)
See also Chapter (2015)
 The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (12)
2014
 Classification using Random Forests in Stata and R
2014 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group
 Economic Conditions and SSI Applications
Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center View citations (1)
 Measuring Mobility
2014 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group
2012
 The Economic Security Index: A New Measure for Research and Policy Analysis
IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) View citations (2)
Also in Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2012) View citations (1)
See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2014)
 The Impact of Temporary Assistance Programs on Disability Rolls and ReEmployment
Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research View citations (10)
2011
 Causal inference for binary regression with observational data
CHI11 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group View citations (8)
 Evaluating oneway and twoway cluster–robust covariance matrix estimates
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2011, Stata Users Group View citations (4)
Also in BOS10 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group (2010) View citations (3) United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2010, Stata Users Group (2010) View citations (2)
 Immigrant Diversity and Social Security: Recent Patterns and Future Prospects
Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research View citations (5)
 Rural Hospital Ownership: Medical Service Provision, Market Mix, and Spillover Effects
NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (2)
2010
 Regression for nonnegative skewed dependent variables
BOS10 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group View citations (6)
2009
 Causal inference
DC09 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group View citations (19)
 Causal inference with observational data: Regression discontinuity and other methods in Stata
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2009, Stata Users Group View citations (1)
2008
 GMM estimation in Mata
Summer North American Stata Users' Group Meetings 2008, Stata Users Group
 The Impact of Changing Earnings Volatility on Retirement Wealth
Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research View citations (2)
 Trends in Income Inequality, Volatility, and Mobility Risk
IRISS Working Paper Series, IRISS at CEPS/INSTEAD View citations (5)
2007
 Causal inference with observational data: Regression Discontinuity and related methods in Stata
North American Stata Users' Group Meetings 2007, Stata Users Group View citations (4)
 Clustered standard errors in Stata
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2007, Stata Users Group View citations (46)
 What Do Nonprofits Maximize? Nonprofit Hospital Service Provision and Market Ownership Mix
NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (16)
2006
 Weak Instruments: An Overview and New Techniques
North American Stata Users' Group Meetings 2006, Stata Users Group View citations (4)
2003
 Disability Benefits as Social Insurance: Tradeoffs Between Screening Stringency and Benefit Generosity in Optimal Program Design
Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center View citations (3)
2002
 The Welfare Implications of Increasing DI Benefit Generosity
Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center View citations (2)
 The Welfare Implications of Increasing Disability Insurance Benefit Generosity
Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College View citations (3)
Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) View citations (1)
See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)
2001
 Tracking the Household Income of SSDI and SSI Applicants
Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center View citations (26)
Journal Articles
2014
 Income Risk in 30 Countries
Review of Income and Wealth, 2014, 60, (S1), S98S116 View citations (2)
 The Economic Security Index: A New Measure for Research and Policy Analysis
Review of Income and Wealth, 2014, 60, (S1), S5S32 View citations (14)
See also Working Paper (2012)
2009
 Hospital ownership and medical services: Market mix, spillover effects, and nonprofit objectives
Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (5), 924937 View citations (30)
2008
 Erratum and discussion of propensityscore reweighting
Stata Journal, 2008, 8, (4), 532539 View citations (13)
2007
 Causal inference with observational data
Stata Journal, 2007, 7, (4), 507541 View citations (105)
 Review of An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata by Baum
Stata Journal, 2007, 7, (1), 131136 View citations (1)
2005
 TaxTransfer Policy and LaborMarket Outcomes
American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 8893 View citations (9)
2004
 The welfare implications of increasing disability insurance benefit generosity
Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (12), 24872514 View citations (31)
See also Working Paper (2002)
Chapters
2015
 The Earned Income Tax Credit
A chapter in Economics of MeansTested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume 1, 2015, pp 137218 View citations (17)
See also Working Paper (2015)
Software Items
2019
 AANIV: Stata module to compute unbiased IV regression
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 BACONDECOMP: Stata module to perform a Bacon decomposition of differenceindifferences estimation
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2018
 PFS: Stata module to predict Financial Skill scale scores from CFPB survey instrument
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2017
 BMP2DTA: Stata module to convert bitmap files to Stata datasets
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 PFWB: Stata module to predict Financial WellBeing scale scores from CFPB survey instrument
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2016
 RD: Stata module for regression discontinuity estimation
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (5)
2013
 CPIGEN: Stata module to add US CPI series to current dataset
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2012
 SPROPER: Stata module to get proper case for foreign names in variables
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 VIOPLOT: Stata module to produce violin plots with current graphics
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2011
 HMAP: Stata module to graph a heatmap
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 LABMATCH: Stata module to find observations by label values
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 TABSTATMAT: Stata module to save matrices saved by tabstat to single named matrix
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 TDDENS: Stata module to estimate and graph bivariate density with heat map
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2010
 BIHIST: Stata module to produce bihistograms
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 BYHIST: Stata module to produce interlaced histograms
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 DAGFIT: Stata module to fit a Generalized Beta (Type 2) distribution to grouped data via ML
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
Also in Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics (2010)
 PNG2RTF: Stata module to include PNG graphics in RTF documents
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SMGFIT: Stata module to fit a SinghMaddala distribution to grouped data via ML
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 VLC: Stata module to compare value labels across datasets
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2009
 CNORMP: Stata module to evaluate censored normal distribution
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 FIND: Stata module to find matching strings across files in the current directory
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MATNAMES: Stata module to return matrix row and column names
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2008
 DDF2DCT: Stata module to facilitate infiling US Government data distributed with a DDF
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 FESE: Stata module to calculate standard errors for fixed effects
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (3)
 IVPOIS: Stata module to estimate an instrumental variables Poisson regression via GMM
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (5)
 LOCPR: Stata module for semiparametric estimation
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 OUTFIXT: Stata module to write fixedformat text file
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 RENSHEET: Stata module to edit variable names and labels
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2007
 VINCENTY: Stata module to calculate distances on the Earth's surface
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (6)

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