Uses claims data from a large firm to study the independent roles of both moral hazard and adverse selection in private health insurance markets.
Mar 21, 2014
Explores the question of whether spending on health care in the United States delivers enough value to justify the cost by studying the causal relationship between medical care spending and labor outcomes.
Feb 28, 2014
Measures the effects of local labor demand conditions on a host of outcomes for older individuals including employment, retirement, Social Security claiming, wages, and job characteristics.
Nov 19, 2013
Studies the impact of income and payroll taxes on intensive and extensive labor supply decisions for workers ages 55-74 using the Health and Retirement Study.
Apr 10, 2013
Applies a model to understand how the income tax subsidy distorts optimal cost-sharing in health insurance.
Feb 7, 2013
A New Framework for Estimation of Quantile Treatment Effects: Nonseparable Disturbance in the Presence of Covariates
Introduces an unconditional quantile regression (UQR) estimator that can be used for exogenous or endogenous treatment variables.
Feb 7, 2013
Introduces a quantile estimator for panel data which conditions on the fixed effect for identification purposes but allows the parameters to be interpreted in the same manner as cross-sectional quantile estimates.
Nov 28, 2012
The Exporter Productivity Premium along the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from Unconditional Quantile Regression with Firm Fixed Effects
Examines the productivity distribution of both exporting and non-exporting firms in German manufacturing industries while recognizing that it is potentially important to condition on firm fixed effects for estimation of this exporter premium.
Mar 10, 2011
Heterogeneity in Income Tax Incidence: Are the Wages of Dangerous Jobs More Responsive to Tax Changes than the Wages of Safe Jobs?
Compares the wage response of dangerous jobs to the wage response of safe jobs.
Jan 18, 2011
Income Taxes, Compensating Differentials, and Occupational Choice: How Taxes Distort the Wage-Amenity Decision
Introduces a two-step methodology which uses compensating differentials to characterize the tax elasticity of occupational choice.
Jan 12, 2011
Discusses identification of unconditional quantile treatment effects when it is necessary or simply desirable to condition on covariates.
Dec 6, 2010