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Mathematical and Quantitative Methods: Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology • Computer Programs


2014
w20098 Charles F. Manski
Communicating Uncertainty in Official Economic Statistics

w20010 Dolan Antenucci
Michael Cafarella
Margaret Levenstein
Christopher Ré
Matthew D. Shapiro

Using Social Media to Measure Labor Market Flows

w19929 Amar Hamoudi
Duncan Thomas

Endogenous Co-residence and Program Incidence: South Africa’s Old Age Pension

w19865 Andrew B. Bernard
Renzo Massari
Jose-Daniel Reyes
Daria Taglioni

Exporter Dynamics, Firm Size and Growth, and Partial Year Effects

w19846 Philip Armour
Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore

Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earnings


2013
w19730 Tanja Hethey-Maier
Johannes F. Schmieder

Does the Use of Worker Flows Improve the Analysis of Establishment Turnover? Evidence from German Administrative Data

w19646 Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Targeting ultra-poor households in Honduras and Peru

w19589 John Sabelhaus
David Johnson
Stephen Ash
David Swanson
Thesia Garner
John Greenlees
Steve Henderson

Is the Consumer Expenditure Survey Representative by Income?

w19544 Garry Barrett
Peter Levell
Kevin Milligan

A Comparison of Micro and Macro Expenditure Measures Across Countries Using Differing Survey Methods

w19543 Thomas F. Crossley
Joachim K. Winter

Asking Households About Expenditures: What Have We Learned?

w19536 Andrew Leicester
The Potential use of In-home Scanner Technology for Budget Surveys

w19433 Ori Heffetz
Katrina Ligett

Privacy and Data-Based Research

w19250 Pietro Ortoleva
Erik Snowberg

Overconfidence in Political Behavior

w19110 Philip Armour
Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore

Levels and Trends in United States Income and Its Distribution A Crosswalk from Market Income Towards a Comprehensive Haig-Simons Income Approach

w19035 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis

w18927 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Alex Rees-Jones

Can Marginal Rates of Substitution Be Inferred from Happiness Data? Evidence from Residency Choices

w18855 Michael Tomz
Mark L. J. Wright

Empirical Research on Sovereign Debt and Default

w18743 Stephen G. Dimmock
Roy Kouwenberg
Olivia S. Mitchell
Kim Peijnenburg

Ambiguity Aversion and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence

w18701 Richard J. Murnane
U.S High School Graduation Rates: Patterns and Explanations


2012
w18604 Ilke Van Beveren
Andrew B. Bernard
Hylke Vandenbussche

Concording EU Trade and Production Data over Time

w18308 Adam Bee
Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?

w17974 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Measuring Total Household Spending in a Monthly Internet Survey: Evidence from the American Life Panel

w17816 T. Kirk White
Jerome P. Reiter
Amil Petrin

Plant-level Productivity and Imputation of Missing Data in U.S. Census Manufacturing Data


2011
w17404 Lynne G. Zucker
Michael R. Darby
Jason Fong

Communitywide Database Designs for Tracking Innovation Impact: COMETS, STARS and Nanobank

w17244 Anneke Exterkate
Robin L. Lumsdaine

How Survey Design Affects Inference Regarding Health Perceptions and Outcomes

w17241 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

The Feasibility and Importance of Adding Measures of Actual Experience to Cross-Sectional Data Collection

w16897 Edward E. Leamer
Workday, Holiday and Calendar Adjustment with 21st Century Data: Monthly Aggregates from Daily Diesel Fuel Purchases


2010
w16536 Greg Kaplan
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Interstate Migration Has Fallen Less Than You Think: Consequences of Hot Deck Imputation in the Current Population Survey

w16527 Erik Hurst
Geng Li
Benjamin Pugsley

Are Household Surveys Like Tax Forms: Evidence from Income Underreporting of the Self Employed

w16246 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel Slemrod

Check in the Mail or More in the Paycheck: Does the Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus Depend on How It Is Delivered?

w16018 Benjamin Feigenberg
Erica M. Field
Rohini Pande

Building Social Capital Through MicroFinance

w15909 Eric M. Aldrich
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
A. Ronald Gallant
Juan F. Rubio-Ramírez

Tapping the Supercomputer Under Your Desk: Solving Dynamic Equilibrium Models with Graphics Processors

w15867 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research

w15857 Jacques Mairesse
Pierre Mohnen

Using Innovations Surveys for Econometric Analysis

w15851 Grid Thoma
Salvatore Torrisi
Alfonso Gambardella
Dominique Guellec
Bronwyn H. Hall
Dietmar Harhoff

Harmonizing and Combining Large Datasets – An Application to Firm-Level Patent and Accounting Data

w15786 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

Empirical Industrial Organization: A Progress Report

w15703 J. Trent Alexander
Michael Davern
Betsey Stevenson

Inaccurate age and sex data in the Census PUMS files: Evidence and Implications


2009
w15533 Torben G. Andersen
Dobrislav Dobrev
Ernst Schaumburg

Jump-Robust Volatility Estimation using Nearest Neighbor Truncation

w15421 Claudia R. Sahm
Matthew D. Shapiro
Joel B. Slemrod

Household Response to the 2008 Tax Rebate: Survey Evidence and Aggregate Implications

w15375 José-Víctor Ríos-Rull
Frank Schorfheide
Cristina Fuentes-Albero
Maxym Kryshko
Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis

Methods versus Substance: Measuring the Effects of Technology Shocks on Hours

w15359 Emi Nakamura
Jón Steinsson

Lost in Transit: Product Replacement Bias and Pricing to Market

w15320 Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Jeff Larrimore

Recent Trends in Top Income Shares in the USA: Reconciling Estimates from March CPS and IRS Tax Return Data

w15287 Alan S. Blinder
Alan B. Krueger

Alternative Measures of Offshorability: A Survey Approach

w15245 Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith
Arthur van Soest

Work Disability, Work, and Justification Bias in Europe and the U.S.

w15087 Orazio Attanasio
Katja Kaufmann

Educational Choices, Subjective Expectations, and Credit Constraints

w14805 Katharine G. Abraham
John C. Haltiwanger
Kristin Sandusky
James Spletzer

Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data

w14801 Christopher Blattman
Edward Miguel

Civil War


2008
w14458 Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Jeff Larrimore

Measuring Labor Earnings Inequality using Public-Use March Current Population Survey Data: The Value of Including Variances and Cell Means When Imputing Topcoded Values

w14436 Liran Einav
Ephraim Leibtag
Aviv Nevo

Not-so-Classical Measurement Errors: A Validation Study of Homescan

w14247 Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Stephen P. Jenkins
Jeff Larrimore

Estimating Trends in US Income Inequality Using the Current Population Survey: The Importance of Controlling for Censoring

w14137 Steven J. Davis
R. Jason Faberman
John C. Haltiwanger
Ian Rucker

Adjusted Estimates of Worker Flows and Job Openings in JOLTS

w14080 Christopher R. Knittel
Konstantinos Metaxoglou

Estimation of Random Coefficient Demand Models: Challenges, Difficulties and Warnings

w14018 Erwin Diewert
Saeed Heravi
Mick Silver

Hedonic Imputation versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes

w13941 Jeff Larrimore
Richard V. Burkhauser
Shuaizhang Feng
Laura Zayatz

Consistent Cell Means for Topcoded Incomes in the Public Use March CPS (1976-2007)

w13891 Joshua Aizenman
Kenneth Kletzer

The Life Cycle of Scholars and Papers in Economics -- the "Citation Death Tax"

w13873 Li Gan
Roberto Mosquera

An Empirical Study of the Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Typers

w13865 Jay Bhattacharya
Adam Isen

On Inferring Demand for Health Care in the Presence of Anchoring, Acquiescence, and Selection Biases


2007
w13667 Rebecca M. Blank
Kerwin Kofi Charles
James M. Sallee

Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? A Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior

w13627 Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

Mind the Gap! Consumer Perceptions and Choices of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans

w13596 Trevon D. Logan
Whoa, Nellie! Empirical Tests of College Football's Conventional Wisdom

w13536 Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith
Arthur van Soest
James Banks

Labor Market Status and Transitions during the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences

w13517 Benjamin Malin
Dirk Krueger
Felix Kubler

Computing Stochastic Dynamic Economic Models with a Large Number of State Variables: A Description and Application of a Smolyak-Collocation Method

t0345 Benjamin Malin
Dirk Krueger
Felix Kubler

Computing Stochastic Dynamic Economic Models with a Large Number of State Variables: A Description and Application of a Smolyak-Collocation Method

w13226 Steven J. Davis
John Haltiwanger
Ron S. Jarmin
C. J. Krizan
Javier Miranda
Alfred Nucci
Kristin Sandusky

Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Nonemployer Universes

w12977 Lars Vilhuber
Adjusting Imperfect Data: Overview and Case Studies

w12976 Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey Carpenter
Lorenz Goette
Kristen Monaco
Aldo Rustichini
Kay Porter

Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

w12963 Torben G. Andersen
Tim Bollerslev
Dobrislav Dobrev

No-Arbitrage Semi-Martingale Restrictions for Continuous-Time Volatility Models subject to Leverage Effects, Jumps and i.i.d. Noise: Theory and Testable Distributional Implications


2006
w12479 Manuel Trajtenberg
Gil Shiff
Ran Melamed

The "Names Game": Harnessing Inventors' Patent Data for Economic Research

w12156 Mark Coppejans
Donna Gilleskie
Holger Sieg
Koleman Strumpf

Consumer Demand under Price Uncertainty: Empirical Evidence from the Market for Cigarettes

w11929 Refet Gurkaynak
Justin Wolfers

Macroeconomic Derivatives: An Initial Analysis of Market-Based Macro Forecasts, Uncertainty, and Risk


2005
w11800 Dale W. Jorgenson
Koji Nomura

The Industry Origins of Japanese Economic Growth

w11647 David Neumark
Junfu Zhang
Brandon Wall

Employment Dynamics and Business Relocation: New Evidence from the National Establishment Time Series

w11558 James Banks
Arie Kapteyn
James P. Smith
Arthur van Soest

Work Disability is a Pain in the *****, Especially in England, The Netherlands, and the United States

w11187 Ann M. Lawson
Brian C. Moyer
Sumiye Okubo
Mark A. Planting

Integrating Industry and National Economic Accounts: First Steps and Future Improvements

w11106 Karen Wilson
The Architecture of the System of National Accounts: A Three Country Comparison, Canada, Australia, and United Kingdom

w11073 Brian Moyer
Marshall Reinsdorf
Robert Yuskavage

Aggregation Issues in Integrating and Accelerating BEA's Accounts: Improved Methods for Calculating GDP by Industry

w11040 Robert C. Feenstra
Robert E. Lipsey
Haiyan Deng
Alyson C. Ma
Hengyong Mo

World Trade Flows: 1962-2000


2004
w10831 Michael J. Geske
Valerie A. Ramey
Matthew D. Shapiro

Why Do Computers Depreciate?

w10789 Li Gan
Guan Gong
Michael Hurd
Daniel McFadden

Subjective Mortality Risk and Bequests

w10462 Arthur van Soest
Michael Hurd

A Test for Anchoring and Yea-Saying in Experimental Consumption Data

w10461 Arthur van Soest
Michael Hurd

Models for Anchoring and Acquiescence Bias in Consumption Data


2003
w10022 Richard G. Frank
Ernst R. Berndt
Alisa B. Busch

Quality-Constant Price Indexes for the Ongoing Treatment of Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study

t0289 Christopher R. Bollinger
Amitabh Chandra

Iatrogenic Specification Error: A Cautionary Tale of Cleaning Data

w9526 W. Erwin Diewert
Measuring Capital

w9480 Li Gan
Michael Hurd
Daniel McFadden

Individual Subjective Survival Curves


2002
w9073 Mark Coppejans
Holger Sieg

Price Uncertainty, Tax Policy, and Addiction: Evidence and Implications

w8715 Ariel Pakes
A Reconsideration of Hedonic Price Indices with an Application to PC's


2001
w8514 David Card
Andrew K. G. Hildreth
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP: Evidence from California, 1990-1996


2000
w8033 Albert Ando
On the Japanese Economy and Japanese National Accounts

w7737 Eli Berman
Kevin Lang
Erez Siniver

Language-Skill Complementarity: Returns to Immigrant Language Acquisition

w7690 Shane Greenstein
Building and Delivering the Virtual World: Commercializing Services for Internet Access


1999
t0247 Brigitte C. Madrian
Lars John Lefgren

A Note on Longitudinally Matching Current Population Survey (CPS) Respondents

w7020 Steven Huddart
Ravi Jagannathan
Jane Saly

Valuing the Reload Features of Executive Stock Options

w6890 Paul Ellickson
Scott Stern
Manuel Trajtenberg

Patient Welfare and Patient Compliance: An Empirical Framework for Measuring the Benefits from Pharmaceutical Innovation


1998
w6829 Rajeev H. Dehejia
Sadek Wahba

Propensity Score Matching Methods for Non-experimental Causal Studies

w6817 Ernst R. Berndt
David M. Cutler
Richard G. Frank
Zvi Griliches
Joseph P. Newhouse

Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services: An Overview of Measurement Issues

w6799 Ernst R. Berndt
Susan H. Busch
Richard G. Frank

Price Indexes for Acute Phase Treatment of Depression

w6586 Rajeev H. Dehejia
Sadek Wahba

Causal Effects in Non-Experimental Studies: Re-Evaluating the Evaluation of Training Programs

w6404 Milka S. Kirova
Robert S. Lipsey

Measuring Real Investment: Trends in the United States and International Comparisons


1997
w6330 David Neumark
Daniel Polsky
Daniel Hansen

Has Job Stability Declined Yet? New Evidence for the 1990's

w6299 Eli Berman
Linda T. Bui

band Labor Demand: Evidence from the South Coast Air Basin

w5990 Robert C. Feenstra
U.S. Exports, 1972-1994: With State Exports and Other U.S. Data

w5980 Matthew D. Shapiro
David W. Wilcox

Alternative Strategies for Aggregating Prices in the CPI

w5910 Robert C. Feenstra
Robert E. Lipsey
Harry P. Bowen

World Trade Flows, 1970-1992, with Production and Tariff Data


1996
w5836 Nathalie Greenan
Jacques Mairesse

Computers and Productivity in France: Some Evidence

w5741 Jean O. Lanjouw
Ariel Pakes
Jonathan Putnam

How to Count Patents and Value Intellectual Property: Uses of Patent Renewal and Application Data

w5590 Matthew D. Shapiro
David W. Wilcox

Mismeasurement in the Consumer Price Index: An Evaluation

w5553 Wouter J. Den Haan
The Comovements Between Real Activity and Prices at Different Business Cycle Frequencies


1995
w5402 Owen Lamont
Do "Shortages" Cause Inflation?

t0189 Arline T. Geronimus
John Bound
Lisa J. Neidert

On the Validity of Using Census Geocode Characteristics to Proxy Individual Socioeconomic Characteristics

w5186 Daniel Feenberg
Jeffrey A. Miron

Improving the Accessibility of the NBER's Historical Data

w5104 W. Erwin Diewert
Axiomatic and Economic Approaches to Elementary Price Indexes

w5022 Marianne Baxter
Robert G. King

Measuring Business Cycles Approximate Band-Pass Filters for Economic Time Series

w5018 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

A Labor-Income-Based Measure of the Value of Human Capital: An Application to the States of the United States

w5016 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Measuring Aggregate Human Capital


1994
w4859 Francis X. Diebold
David Neumark
Daniel Polsky

Job Stability in the United States

t0166 James Heckman
Jeffrey Smith
Christopher Taber

Accounting for Dropouts in Evaluations of Social Experiments

w4812 W. Erwin Diewert
Ann Marie Smith

Productivity Measurement for a Distribution Firm

w4726 John Baldwin
Timothy Dunne
John Haltiwanger

A Comparison of Job Creation and Job Destruction in Canada and the United States


1992
w4059 Zvi Griliches
Haim Regev

Productivity and Firm Turnover in Israeli Industry: 1979-1988

w4009 Ernst R. Berndt
Zvi Griliches
Joshua G. Rosett

Auditing the Producer Price Index: Micro Evidence From Prescription Pharmaceutical Preparations


1991
w3836 Fumio Hayashi
Measuring Depreciation For Japan: Rejoinder to Dekle and Summers


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