Research Staff

Toru Kitagawa

cemmap and University College London

Toru is a research staff member at the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap) and is also a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics. He has previously taught Microeconomectrics and Econometrics for Policy.

Selected Publications

Mostly harmless simulations? On the internal validity of empirical Monte Carlo studies

We consider two recent suggestions for how to perform an empirically motivated Monte Carlo study to […]

Arun Advani, Toru Kitagawa, Tymon Słoczyński
29 October 2019 | Journal Article

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Mostly harmless simulations? On the internal validity of empirical Monte Carlo studies
Arun Advani, Toru Kitagawa, Tymon Słoczyński
27 September 2018 | CWP56/18
Model averaging in semiparametric estimation of treatment effects

Choosing the covariates and functional form of the propensity score is an important choice for estimating […]

Toru Kitagawa, Chris Muris
1 July 2016 | Journal Article

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Model averaging in semiparametric estimation of treatment effects
Toru Kitagawa, Chris Muris
13 August 2015 | CWP46/15
A Test for Instrument Validity

This paper develops a specification test for instrument validity in the heterogeneous treatment effect model with […]

Toru Kitagawa
1 September 2015 | Journal Article

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A Test for Instrument Validity
Toru Kitagawa
19 August 2014 | CWP34/14