International Fellows

Francis Vella

Frank is a Professor and the Edmond Villani Chair in Economics in the Economics Department at Georgetown University. His field of research is in the development and application of microeconometric methods.

Selected Publications

Decomposing Changes in the Distribution of Real Hourly Wages in the U.S.

We analyze the sources of changes in the distribution of hourly wages in the United States […]

Aico van Vuuren, Francis Vella, Franco Peracchi, Ivan Fernandez-Val
18 November 2019 | CWP61/19
Nonseparable sample selection models with censored selection rules

We consider identification and estimation of nonseparable sample selection models with censored selection rules. We employ […]

Francis Vella, Aico van Vuuren, Ivan Fernandez-Val
2 February 2018 | CWP10/18
Semiparametric estimation of structural functions in nonseparable triangular models

This paper introduces two classes of semiparametric triangular systems with nonadditively separable unobserved heterogeneity. They are […]

Francis Vella, Sami Stouli, Whitney K. Newey, Ivan Fernandez-Val, Victor Chernozhukov
8 November 2017 | CWP48/17
Semiparametric selection models with binary outcomes

This paper addresses the estimation of a semiparametric sample selection index model where both the selection […]

Francis Vella, Chan Shen, Roger Klein
23 September 2011 | CWP30/11
Bias corrections for two-step fixed effects panel data estimators

This paper introduces large-T bias-corrected estimators for nonlinear panel data models with both time invariant and […]

Francis Vella, Ivan Fernandez-Val
30 August 2011 | Journal Article

Previous version

Bias corrections for two-step fixed effects panel data estimators
Ivan Fernandez-Val, Francis Vella
27 February 2007 | CWP04/07
Estimating a class of triangular simultaneous equations models without exclusion restrictions

This paper provides a control function estimator to adjust for endogeneity in the triangular simultaneous equations […]

Francis Vella, Roger Klein
1 February 2010 | Journal Article

Previous version

Bias corrections for two-step fixed effects panel data estimators

This paper introduces bias-corrected estimators for nonlinear panel data models with both time invariant and time […]

Ivan Fernandez-Val, Francis Vella
27 February 2007 | CWP04/07

Latest version

Bias corrections for two-step fixed effects panel data estimators
Francis Vella, Ivan Fernandez-Val
30 August 2011 | Journal Article
Estimating a class of triangular simultaneous equations models without exclusion restrictions

This paper provides a control function estimator to adjust for endogeneity in the triangular simultaneous equations […]

Francis Vella, Roger Klein
15 July 2005 | CWP08/05

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