Publications

The cemmap working paper series publishes papers expanding the frontiers of knowledge in microdata methods and practice. Martin Weidner is the editor of the working paper series.

Long term impacts of compensatory preschool on health and behavior: evidence from Head Start

This paper provides new estimates of the medium and long-term impacts of Head Start on the… Continue reading.

Rita Ginja, Pedro Carneiro
January 2012

CWP01/12

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The age-period cohort problem: set identification and point identification

“Only entropy comes easily” – Anton Chekhov Various methods have been used to overcome the point… Continue reading.

Marike Knoef, Ian Crawford, Martin Browning
January 2012

CWP02/12

Aggregation without the aggravation? Nonparametric analysis of the representative consumer

In the tradition of Afriat (1967), Diewert (1973) and Varian (1982), we provide a revealed preference… Continue reading.

Frederic Vermeulen, Bram De Rock, Ian Crawford, Laurens Cherchye
January 2012

CWP03/12

Inference on sets in finance

In this paper we introduce various set inference problems as they appear in finance and propose… Continue reading.

Konrad Menzel, Emre Kocatulum, Victor Chernozhukov
February 2012

CWP04/12

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Inference on sets in finance
Konrad Menzel, Emre Kocatulum, Victor Chernozhukov
December 2012 | CWP46/12
Inference on counterfactual distributions

We develop inference procedures for policy analysis based on regression methods. We consider policy interventions that… Continue reading.

Ivan Fernandez-Val, Blaise Melly, Victor Chernozhukov
February 2012

CWP05/12

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Inference on counterfactual distributions
Ivan Fernandez-Val, Blaise Melly, Victor Chernozhukov
May 2013 | CWP17/13

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Inference on counterfactual distributions
Blaise Melly, Victor Chernozhukov, Ivan Fernandez-Val
May 2009 | CWP09/09
Sieve inference on semi-nonparametric time series models

The method of sieves has been widely used in estimating semiparametric and nonparametric models. In this… Continue reading.

Yixiao Sun, Xiaohong Chen, . .
February 2012

CWP06/12

Identification of income-leisure preferences and evaluation of income tax policy

The merits of alternative income tax policies depend on the population distribution of preferences for income… Continue reading.

Charles F. Manski
March 2012

CWP07/12

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Estimation of random coefficients logit demand models with interactive fixed effects

We extend the Berry, Levinsohn and Pakes (BLP, 1995) random coefficients discrete-choice demand model, which underlies… Continue reading.

Hyungsik Roger Roger Moon, Martin Weidner, Matthew Shum
March 2012

CWP08/12

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Estimation of random coefficients logit demand models with interactive fixed effects
Martin Weidner, Matthew Shum, Hyungsik Roger Moon
February 2017 | CWP12/17
Semiparametric estimation of random coefficients in structural economic models

In structural economic models, individuals are usually characterized as solving a decision problem that is governed… Continue reading.

Anna Simoni, Lars Nesheim, Stefan Hoderlein
April 2012

CWP09/12

Inference on treatment effects after selection amongst high-dimensional controls

We propose robust methods for inference on the effect of a treatment variable on a scalar… Continue reading.

Victor Chernozhukov, Christian Hansen, Alexandre Belloni
May 2012

CWP10/12

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Inference on treatment effects after selection amongst high-dimensional controls
Christian Hansen, Victor Chernozhukov, Alexandre Belloni
July 2013 | CWP26/13

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Estimation of treatment effects with high-dimensional controls
Christian Hansen, Victor Chernozhukov, Alexandre Belloni
December 2011 | CWP42/11
A warp-speed method for conducting Monte Carlo experiments involving bootstrap estimators

We analyze fast procedures for conducting Monte Carlo experiments involving bootstrap estimators, providing formal results establishing… Continue reading.

Dimitris N. Politis, Raffaella Giacomini, Halbert White
May 2012

CWP11/12

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A warp-speed method for conducting Monte Carlo experiments involving bootstrap estimators
Raffaella Giacomini, Halbert White, Dimitris N. Politis
June 2013 | CWP
Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments? Malaria control policies in Eritrea

It is often argued that engaging in indoor residual spraying (IRS) in areas with high coverage… Continue reading.

Joseph Keating, Tewolde Ghebremeskel, Andrea Locatelli, Pedro Carneiro
May 2012

CWP12/12

Model comparisons in unstable environments

The goal of this paper is to develop formal tests to evaluate the relative in-sample performance… Continue reading.

Raffaella Giacomini, Barbara Rossi
June 2012

CWP13/12

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Model comparisons in unstable environments
Barbara Rossi, Raffaella Giacomini
May 2016 | CWP
A simple bootstrap method for constructing nonparametric confidence bands for functions

Standard approaches to constructing nonparametric confidence bands for functions are frustrated by the impact of bias,… Continue reading.

Peter Hall, Joel L. Horowitz
June 2012

CWP14/12

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Identification and shape restrictions in nonparametric instrumental variables estimation

This paper is concerned with inference about an unidentified linear functional, L(g), where the function g… Continue reading.

Joachim Freyberger, Joel L. Horowitz
June 2012

CWP15/12

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Testing multiple inequality hypotheses: a smoothed indicator approach

This paper proposes a class of origin-smooth approximators of indicators underlying the sum-of-negative-part statistic for testing… Continue reading.

Jerzy Szroeter, Le-Yu Chen
July 2012

CWP16/12

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Penalized estimation of high-dimensional models under a generalized sparsity condition

We consider estimation of a linear or nonparametric additive model in which a few coefficients or… Continue reading.

Jian Huang, Joel L. Horowitz
July 2012

CWP17/12

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On the testability of identification in some nonparametric models with endogeneity

This paper examines three distinct hypothesis testing problems that arise in the context of identification of… Continue reading.

Azeem M. Shaikh, Andres Santos, Ivan A. Canay
July 2012

CWP18/12

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On the testability of identification in some nonparametric models with endogeneity
Ivan A. Canay, Andres Santos, Azeem M. Shaikh
November 2013 | CWP
Asymptotic theory for differentiated products demand models with many markets

This paper develops asymptotic theory for estimated parameters in differentiated product demand systems with a fixed… Continue reading.

Joachim Freyberger
August 2012

CWP19/12

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Nonparametric additive models
Joel L. Horowitz
August 2012

CWP20/12

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Nonparametric additive models
Joel L. Horowitz
December 2014 | CWP