Research Staff

Sokbae (Simon) Lee

Columbia University and IFS

Sokbae is a Professor of Economics at Columbia University. His research focuses on theoretical and applied econometrics.

Selected Publications

Please call me John: name choice and the assimilation of immigrants in the United States, 1900-1930

The vast majority of immigrants to the United States at the beginning of the 20th century […]

Pedro Carneiro, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Hugo Reis
24 June 2015 | CWP28/15
Breaking the curse of dimensionality in conditional moment inequalities for discrete choice models

This paper studies inference of preference parameters in semiparametric discrete choice models when these parameters are […]

Le-Yu Chen, Sokbae (Simon) Lee
18 June 2015 | CWP26/15
Implementing intersection bounds in Stata

We present the clrbound, clr2bound, clr3bound, and clrtest commands for estimation and inference on intersection bounds […]

Victor Chernozhukov, Wooyoung Kim, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Adam Rosen
16 March 2015 | Journal Article

Previous version

Implementing intersection bounds in Stata
Victor Chernozhukov, Wooyoung Kim, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Adam Rosen
28 May 2014 | CWP25/14
Maximum score estimation with nonparametrically generated regressors

The estimation problem in this paper is motivated by the maximum score estimation of preference parameters […]

Le-Yu Chen, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Myung Jae Sung
1 October 2014 | Journal Article

Previous version

Maximum score estimation with nonparametrically generated regressors
Le-Yu Chen, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Myung Jae Sung
28 May 2014 | CWP27/14
Recombinant innovation and the boundaries of the firm

There is considerable interest in understanding how important market frictions are in stiffing the transmission of […]

Rachel Griffith, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Bas Straathof
16 September 2014 | CWP40/14
A contribution to the Reinhart and Rogoff debate: not 90 percent but maybe 30 percent

Using the Reinhart-Rogoff dataset, we find a debt threshold not around 90 percent but around 30 […]

Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Hyunmin Park, Myung Hwan Seo, Youngki Shin
1 September 2014 | CWP39/14
Implementing intersection bounds in Stata

We present the clrbound, clr2bound, clr3bound, and clrtest commands for estimation and inference on intersection bounds […]

Victor Chernozhukov, Wooyoung Kim, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Adam Rosen
28 May 2014 | CWP25/14

Latest version

Implementing intersection bounds in Stata
Victor Chernozhukov, Wooyoung Kim, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Adam Rosen
16 March 2015 | Journal Article

Previous version

Implementing intersection bounds in Stata
Victor Chernozhukov, Wooyoung Kim, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Adam Rosen
16 August 2013 | CWP38/13
The lasso for high-dimensional regression with a possible change-point

We consider a high-dimensional regression model with a possible change-point due to a covariate threshold and […]

Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Myung Hwan Seo, Youngki Shin
28 May 2014 | CWP26/14
Maximum score estimation with nonparametrically generated regressors

The estimation problem in this paper is motivated by maximum score estimation of preference parameters in […]

Le-Yu Chen, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Myung Jae Sung
28 May 2014 | CWP27/14

Latest version

Maximum score estimation with nonparametrically generated regressors
Le-Yu Chen, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Myung Jae Sung
1 October 2014 | Journal Article

Previous version

Maximum score estimation of preference parameters for a binary choice model under uncertainty
Le-Yu Chen, Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Myung Jae Sung
23 April 2013 | CWP14/13
International trends in technological progress: stylized facts from patent citations, 1980-2011

We analyze cross-country trends in technological progress over the period of 1980-2011 by examining citations data […]

Soonwoo Kwon, Jihong Lee, Sokbae (Simon) Lee
26 March 2014 | CWP16/14