Research

Working papers

Which findings should be published,
(joint with Alex Frankel)
Submitted, 2018
Manuscript: findings.pdf

Who wins, who loses? Identification of the welfare impact of changing wages
Submitted, 2018
Manuscript: whowinswholoses.pdf

Revise and resubmit

Identification of and correction for publication bias
(joint with Isaiah Andrews)
Revised and resubmitted, American Economic Review, 2018
Manuscript: publicationbias.pdf

Publications

Choosing among regularized estimators in empirical economics - the risk of machine learning
(joint with Alberto Abadie)
Forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2018
Manuscript: riskml.pdf

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

How to use economic theory to improve estimators: Shrinking toward theoretical restrictions
(joint with Pirmin Fessler)
Forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2018
Manuscript: shrinkingtotheory.pdf
Supplement: shrinkingtotheorysupplement.pdf

Uniformity and the delta method,
Forthcoming, Journal of Econometric Methods, 2018
Manuscript: uniformitynote.pdf

Survey mode effects on income inequality measurement
(joint with Pirmin Fessler and Peter Lindner)
Forthcoming, 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
Manuscript: http://items.ssrc.org/normative-individualism-and-research-on-inequality/

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