International Fellows

Francis Vella

Georgetown University

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

Dynamic heterogeneous distribution regression panel models, with an application to labor income processes

We consider estimation of a dynamic distribution regression panel data model with heterogeneous coefficients across units. […]

Ivan Fernandez-Val, Wayne Yuan Gao, Yuan Liao, Francis Vella
8 April 2022 | CWP10/22
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 […]

Ivan Fernandez-Val, Franco Peracchi, Francis Vella, Aico van Vuuren
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 […]

Ivan Fernandez-Val, Aico van Vuuren, Francis Vella
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 […]

Victor Chernozhukov, Ivan Fernandez-Val, Whitney K. Newey, Sami Stouli, Francis Vella
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 […]

Roger Klein, Chan Shen, Francis Vella
23 September 2011 | CWP30/11
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
Ivan Fernandez-Val, Francis Vella
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 […]

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

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