Unconditional Quantile Regressions
NBER Technical Working Paper No. 339
---- Acknowledgements ----
We are indebted to Joe Altonji, Richard Blundell, David Card, Vinicius Carrasco, Marcelo Fernandes, Chuan Goh, Joel Horowitz, Shakeeb Khan, Roger Koenker, Thierry Magnac, Whitney Newey, Geert Ridder, Jean-Marc Robin, Hal White and seminar participants at Yale University, CAEN-UFC, CEDEPLAR-UFMG, PUC-Rio, IPEA-RJ and Econometrics in Rio 2006 for useful comments on this and earlier versions of the manuscript. We thank Kevin Hallock for kindly providing the birthweight data used in one of the applications, and SSHRC for financial support. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.