Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
M.A. in Statistics
University of Michigan
Phone: (202) 316-8315
Fields of Interest: Econometrics, Labor and Development Economics.
Identifying Distributional Effects of Teachers and Peers in Nonseparable Models (Job Market Paper), November 2013.
Robust Nonparametric Confidence Intervals for Regression-Discontinuity Designs, with Matias D. Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik, February 2014. [Supplemental appendix]
• R and Stata implementation: software page.
Optimal Data-Driven Regression Discontinuity Plots, with Matias D. Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik, February 2014.
Robust Data-Driven Inference in the Regression-Discontinuity Design, with Matias D. Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik, December 2013. Revision requested by Stata Journal.
rdrobust: An R Package for Robust Inference in Regression-Discontinuity Designs, with Matias D. Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik, December 2013. In preparation for Journal of Statistical Software.
On the Effect of Bias Estimation on Coverage Accuracy in Nonparametric Estimation, with Matias Cattaneo and Max Farrell, December 2013.
New Evidence on the Persistence of High Health Spending, with Richard Hirth, Teresa Gibson, Helen Levy, Jeffrey Smith, and Anup Das, September 2013.
Research in Progress
Robust Confidence Intervals for Distributional RD Treatment Effects, with Matias D. Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik.
Long-term Health Spending Persistence among the Privately Insured, with Richard Hirth, Teresa Gibson, Helen Levy and Jeffrey Smith.
Are Participants Good Evaluators? Evidence from the National Supported Work Demonstration, with Jeffrey Smith.
The Women of the National Supported Work Demonstration, with Jeffrey Smith.
Measuring the Impact of the US Financial Crisis on Salvadoran Migrants and Family Remittances, with Diego Aycinena, G. Inchauste, C. Martinez, and Dean Yang. Chapter in Financing the Family: Remittances to Central America in a Time of Crisis, ed. by Gabriela Inchauste and Ernesto Stein, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143-164, September 2013.
Gender segregation in the workplace and wage gaps: evidence from urban Mexico 1994-2004, with Hugo Nopo. Chapter in Occupational and Residential Segregation (Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 17), ed. by Y. Fluckiger, S. Reardon and J. Silber, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.245-270, August 2009.
To What Extent Do Latin Americans Trust and Cooperate? Field Experiments on Social Exclusion in Six Latin American Countries, with N. Candelo, J. C. Cardenas, A. Chong and H. Nopo. Chapter in Outsiders? The Changing Patterns of Exclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean, ed. by J. Mazza; G. Marquez; H. Nopo; S. Duryea and A. Chong, Harvard University Press, pp. 123-148, October 2007.
Where did you go to school? Private-Public differences in schooling trajectories and their role on earnings, with Hugo Nopo, Well-Being and Social Policy 3(1): 25-46, 2007.
Graduate Econometric Analysis II (ECON 672) — Winter 2013. (Graduate Student Instructor)
Undergraduate Econometric Analysis (ECON 406) — Fall 2012. (Graduate Student Instructor)
Graduate Econometric Analysis I (ECON 671) — Fall 2008. (Graduate Student Instructor)