Christopher R. Taber
Department of Economics
University of Wisconsin -Madison
1180 Observatory Dr
Social Sciences Building #6448
Madison, WI 53706-1320
Tel: (608) 263-7791
Fax: (608) 262-2033
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Wisconsin at Madison
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|November 2019||Skill Prices, Occupations, and Changes in the Wage Structure for Low Skilled Men|
with Nicolas A. Roys: w26453
|August 2017||Indirect Inference with Importance Sampling: An Application to Women’s Wage Growth|
with Robert M. Sauer: w23669
|July 2016||Estimation of a Roy/Search/Compensating Differential Model of the Labor Market|
with Rune Vejlin: w22439
|December 2010||Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice|
with Joseph G. Altonji, Ching-I Huang: w16579
Published: Joseph G. Altonji & Ching-I Huang & Christopher R. Taber, 2015. "Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 123(2), pages 266 - 324. citation courtesy of
|May 2010||Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform|
with Helena Skyt Nielsen, Torben Sørensen
in Income Taxation, Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES), Roger Gordon and Thomas Piketty, organizers
|December 2008||Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform|
with Helena Skyt Nielsen, Torben Sørensen: w14535
Published: Helena Skyt Nielsen & Torben Sørensen & Christopher Taber, 2010.
"Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform,"
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy,
American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 185-215, May.
citation courtesy of
|July 2005||Layoffs, Lemons, Race, and Gender|
with Luojia Hu: w11481
|Inference with "Difference in Differences" with a Small Number of Policy Changes|
with Timothy Conley: t0312
|December 2002||An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schools|
with Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder: w9358
Published: Altonji, Joseph G., Todd E. Elder and Christopher R. Taber. "An Evaluation Of Instrumental Variables Strategies For Estimating The Effects Of Catholic Schooling," Journal of Human Resources, 2005, v40(4,Fall), 791-821.
|August 2000||Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools|
with Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder: w7831
Published: Joseph G. Altonji & Todd E. Elder & Christopher R. Taber, 2005. "Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 113(1), pages 151-184, February. citation courtesy of
|June 2000||Direct Estimation of Policy Impacts|
with Hidehiko Ichimura: t0254
|Borrowing Constraints and the Returns to Schooling|
with Stephen Cameron: w7761
Published: Cameron, Stephen V. and Christopher Taber. "Estimation Of Educational Borrowing Constraints Using Returns To Schooling," Journal of Political Economy, 2004, v112(1,Feb), 132-182.
|January 1999||General Equilibrium Cost Benefit Analysis of Education and Tax Policies|
with James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner: w6881
Published: Ranis, G. and L. K. Raut (eds.) Trade, Growth and Development: Essays in Honor of Professor T. N. Srinivasan. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science B. V., 1999.
|March 1998||Tax Policy and Human Capital Formation|
with James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner: w6462
Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 88, no. 2 (May 1998): 293-297. Published as "Human Capital Formation and General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tax and Tuition Policy", FS, Vol. 20, no. 1 (March 1999): 25-40. citation courtesy of
|February 1998||General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tuition Policy|
with James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner: w6426
Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 88, no. 2 (May 1998): 381-386. Published as "Human Capital Formation and General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tax and Tuition Policy", FS, Vol. 20, no. 1 (March 1999): 25-40. citation courtesy of
|January 1998||Explaining Rising Wage Inequality: Explorations with a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Labor Earnings with Heterogeneous Agents|
with James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner: w6384
Published: Heckman, James J., Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber. "Explaining Rising Wage Inequality: Explorations With A Dynamic General Equilibrium Model Of Labor Earnings With Heterogeneous Agents," Review of Economic Dynamics, 1998, v1(1,Jan), 1-58. citation courtesy of
|April 1996||What Do Bureaucrats Do? The Effects of Performance Standards and Bureaucratic Preferences on Acceptance into the JTPA Program|
with James J. Heckman, Jeffrey A. Smith: w5535
Published: Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Growth: Reinventing Government and the Problem of Bureaucracy, Vol. 7, Libecap, Gary, ed., Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1996, pp. 191-217.
|September 1994||Accounting for Dropouts in Evaluations of Social Experiments|
with James Heckman, Jeffrey Smith: t0166
Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, no. 1 (1998): 1-14.
|June 1994||Econometric Mixture Models and More General Models for Unobservables in Duration Analysis|
with James J. Heckman: t0157