International Fellows

Costas Meghir

Yale University

Costas is a Research Fellow of the Institute. He is also Professor of Economics at Yale University and Visiting Professor at University College London. His research interests are Econometrics, Public policy, Labor economics, Economics of education, Microeconometrics, Evaluation of public policy, Household behavior, Retirement and pensions, Income distribution, Consumption, Demand analysis, Investment and Development economics.

Selected Publications

Wages and informality in developing countries

We develop an equilibrium wage-posting model with heterogeneous firms that decide to locate in the formal […]

Costas Meghir, Renata Narita, Jean-Marc Robin
1 April 2015 | Journal Article

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Wages and informality in developing countries
Costas Meghir, Renata Narita, Jean-Marc Robin
11 March 2013 | CWP08/13
Enriching the home environment of low-income families in Colombia: a strategy to promote child development at scale

This article outlines how a home visiting intervention in Colombia, delivered at scale through partnering with […]

Orazio Attanasio, Sally Grantham-McGregor, Camila Fernandez, Emla Fitzsimons, Marta Rubio Codina, Costas Meghir
28 June 2013 | Journal Article
Instrumental variables, local instrumental variables and control functions

We consider the identification of the average treatment effect in models with continuous endogenous variables whose […]

Jean-Pierre Florens, James Heckman, Costas Meghir, Edward Vytlacil
1 September 2008 | Journal Article