International Fellows

Charles F. Manski

Charles F. Manski has been Board of Trustees Professor in Economics at Northwestern University since 1997 and is an International Fellow of cemmap (Centre for Microdata Methods and Practise). He was formerly a member of the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1983-98), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1979-83), and Carnegie Mellon University (1973-80).

Selected Publications

Estimating the COVID-19 Infection Rate: Anatomy of an Inference Problem

As a consequence of missing data on tests for infection and imperfect accuracy of tests, reported […]

Francesca Molinari, Charles F. Manski
11 May 2020 | CWP20/20
Remarks on statistical inference for statistical decisions

The Wald development of statistical decision theory addresses decision making with sample data. Wald’s concept of […]

Charles F. Manski
30 January 2019 | CWP06/19
Clinical trial design enabling ε-optimal treatment rules

Medical research has evolved conventions for choosing sample size in randomized clinical trials that rest on […]

Aleksey Tetenov, Charles F. Manski
28 September 2015 | CWP60/15
The Quantile Performance of Statistical Treatment Rules Using Hypothesis Tests to Allocate a Population to Two Treatments

This paper modifies the Wald development of statistical decision theory to offer new perspective on the […]

Aleksey Tetenov, Charles F. Manski
20 November 2014 | CWP44/14
Identification of income-leisure preferences and evaluation of income tax policy

The merits of alternative income tax policies depend on the population distribution of preferences for income […]

Charles F. Manski
31 March 2014 | Journal Article

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Identification of treatment response with social interactions

This paper studies identification of potential outcome distributions when treatment response may have social interactions. Defining […]

Charles F. Manski
28 February 2013 | Journal Article

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Identification of treatment response with social interactions
Charles F. Manski
9 February 2010 | CWP01/10
Identification of income-leisure preferences and evaluation of income tax policy

The merits of alternative income tax policies depend on the population distribution of preferences for income […]

Charles F. Manski
15 March 2012 | CWP07/12

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Policy analysis with incredible certitude

Analyses of public policy regularly express certitude about the consequences of alternative policy choices. Yet policy […]

Charles F. Manski
21 July 2011 | Journal Article

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Policy analysis with incredible certitude
Charles F. Manski
10 February 2011 | CWP04/11
Policy analysis with incredible certitude

Analyses of public policy regularly express certitude about the consequences of alternative policy choices. Yet policy […]

Charles F. Manski
10 February 2011 | CWP04/11

Latest version

Policy analysis with incredible certitude
Charles F. Manski
21 July 2011 | Journal Article
Identification of treatment response with social interactions

This paper develops a formal language for study of treatment response with social interactions, and uses […]

Charles F. Manski
9 February 2010 | CWP01/10

Latest version

Identification of treatment response with social interactions
Charles F. Manski
28 February 2013 | Journal Article