Working papers

Fairness, equality, and power in algorithmic decision making
(joint with Rediet Abebe)
Working paper, 2020
Manuscript: fairness_equality_power.pdf

An Adaptive Targeted Field Experiment: Job Search Assistance for Refugees in Jordan
(joint with Stefano Caria, Grant Gordon, Soha Osman, Simon Quinn and Alex Teytelboym)
Working paper, 2020
Manuscript: RefugeesWork.pdf
Supplementary appendix: RefugeesWork_OnlineAppendix.pdf
Registered pre-analysis plan: AEA RCT Registry

Adaptive Combinatorial Allocation
(joint with Alex Teytelboym)
Working paper, 2020
Manuscript: adaptive_combinatorial.pdf

Employing the unemployed of Marienthal: Evaluation of a guaranteed job program
(joint with Lukas Lehner)
Experiment in progress, 2020
Pre-analysis plan: PAP_job_guarantee_Marienthal.pdf

Of forking paths and tied hands: Selective publication of findings, and what we should do about it
Revise and resubmit, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2020
Manuscript: statistics_social_science.pdf

Which findings should be published,
(joint with Alex Frankel)
Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2020
Manuscript: findings.pdf

Who wins, who loses? Identification of the welfare impact of changing wages
Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Econometrics, 2020
Manuscript: whowinswholoses.pdf


Adaptive treatment assignment in experiments for policy choice
(joint with Anja Sautmann)
Forthcoming, Econometrica, 2020
Manuscript: adaptiveexperimentspolicy.pdf
Supplementary Appendix: adaptiveexperimentspolicy_supplement.pdf
Interactive Dashboard for your own experiment: exploration_sampling_dashboard

Adaptive Targeted Infectious Disease Testing
(joint with Alex Teytelboym)
Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2020
Manuscript: adaptive_testing.pdf

Approximate cross-validation: Guarantees for model assessment and selection
(joint with Ashia Wilson and Lester Mackey)
Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, 2020
Manuscript: acv-risk.pdf

No data in the void: Values and distributional conflicts in empirical policy research and artificial intelligence
Economics For Inclusive Prosperity, 2019
Manuscript: No-Data-in-the-Void.pdf

Identification of and correction for publication bias
(joint with Isaiah Andrews)
American Economic Review, 2019
Manuscript: publicationbias.pdf

Choosing among regularized estimators in empirical economics - the risk of machine learning
(joint with Alberto Abadie)
Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019
Manuscript: riskml.pdf

How to use economic theory to improve estimators: Shrinking toward theoretical restrictions
(joint with Pirmin Fessler)
Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019
Manuscript: shrinkingtotheory.pdf
Supplement: shrinkingtotheorysupplement.pdf
Code and data for replication: Dataverse

Optimal taxation and insurance using machine learning - sufficient statistics and beyond
Journal of Public Economics, 2018
Manuscript: PolicyDecisions.pdf

Uniformity and the delta method,
Journal of Econometric Methods, 2019
Manuscript: uniformitynote.pdf

Survey mode effects on income inequality measurement
(joint with Pirmin Fessler and Peter Lindner)
Journal of Economic Inequality, 2018
Manuscript: surveymodeinequality.pdf
Supplement: surveymethodinequalitysupplement.pdf

Corrigendum: Instrumental Variables with Unrestricted Heterogeneity and Continuous Treatment
(joint with Stefan Hoderlein, Hajo Holzmann, and Alexander Meister),
The Review of Economic Studies, 2017
Manuscript: commentcontinuousivfinal.pdf

Normative individualism and research on inequality
ITEMS, 2016

Why Experimenters Might Not Always Want to Randomize, and What They Could Do Instead
Political Analysis, 2016
Manuscript: experimentaldesign.pdf
Supplement: ExperimentalDesignPAOnlineAppendix.pdf

Partial identification, distributional preferences, and the welfare ranking of policies
Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016
Manuscript: identificationpolicy.pdf

Identification in a model of sorting with social externalities and the causes of urban segregation
Journal of Urban Economics, 2015
Manuscript: sortingpaper.pdf
Supplement: sortingsupplement.pdf

Nonparametric inference on the number of equilibria
The Econometrics Journal, 2015
Manuscript: testingmultequ.pdf
Supplement: testingmulteqsupplement.pdf

Instrumental variables with unrestricted heterogeneity and continuous treatment
Review of Economic Studies, 2014 (see corrigendum above)
Manuscript: continuousiv.pdf

The impact of changing family structures on the income distribution among Costa Rican women 1993-2009
(joint with Alvaro Ramos-Chaves)
Feminist Economics, 2014
Manuscript: femdist.pdf

A nonparametric test for path dependence in discrete panel data
Economics Letters, 2011
Manuscript: pathdependence.pdf

Identification in Triangular Systems Using Control Functions
Econometric Theory, 2011
Manuscript: controlfunctions.pdf

Semiparametrically Efficient Estimation of Conditional Instrumental Variable Parameters
International Journal of Biostatistics, 2009
Manuscript: efficientconditionaliv.pdf