Jeffrey A. Smith
Department of Economics
University of Wisconsin
1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1393
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|July 2016||Tobacco Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: How Should We Value Foregone Consumer Surplus?|
with Helen Levy, Edward C. Norton: w22471
|October 2015||Employment and Training Programs|
with Burt S. Barnow: w21659
|Employment and Training Programs|
with Burt S. Barnow
in Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume 2, Robert A. Moffitt, editor
|September 2013||Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms|
with Fredrik Andersson, Harry J. Holzer, Julia I. Lane, David Rosenblum: w19446
|August 2013||The Determinants of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges|
with Eleanor Wiske Dillon: w19286
Published: Eleanor Wiske Dillon and Jeffrey Andrew Smith, "Determinants of the Match between Student Ability and College Quality," Journal of Labor Economics 35, no. 1 (January 2017): 45-66. https://doi.org/10.1086/687523
|February 2004||Equilibrium Policy Experiments and the Evaluation of Social Programs|
with Jeremy Lise, Shannon Seitz: w10283
|July 2003||The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program|
with James J. Heckman: w9818
Published: James J. Heckman & Jeffrey A. Smith, 2004. "The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 22(2), pages 243-298, April. citation courtesy of
|June 2002||The Performance of Performance Standards|
with James Heckman, Carolyn Heinrich: w9002
Published: Heckman, James J., Carolyn Heinrich and Jeffrey Smith. "The Performance Of Performance Standards," Journal of Human Resources, 2002, v37(4,Fall), 778-811. citation courtesy of
|March 2002||Is the Threat of Reemployment Services More Effective than the Services Themselves? Experimental Evidence from the UI System|
with Dan A. Black, Mark C. Berger, Brett J. Noel: w8825
Published: Black, Dan A., Jeffrey A. Smith, Mark C. Berger and Brett J. Noel. "Is The Threat Of Reemployment Services More Effective Than The Services Themselves? Evidence From Random Assignment In The UI System," American Economic Review, 2003, v93(4,Sep), 1313-1327.
|January 2000||The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates (Evidence from the National JTPA Study)|
with James J. Heckman
in Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, David G. Blanchflower and Richard B. Freeman, editors
|February 1999||The Pre-Program Earnings Dip and the Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Implications for Simple Program Evaluation Strategies|
with James J. Heckman: w6983
Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 109, no. 457 (1999): 313-348.
|August 1998||Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data|
with James Heckman, Hidehiko Ichimura, Petra Todd: w6699
Published: Econometrica, Vol. 66, no. 5 (1999): 1017-1098. citation courtesy of
|May 1998||Evaluating the Welfare State|
with James J. Heckman: w6542
Published: Econometrics and Economic Theory in the 20th Century: The Ragnar Frisch Centennial, Strom, Steiner, ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 241-318.
|July 1997||The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates: Evidence from the National JTPA Study|
with James J. Heckman: w6105
Published: Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, Blanchflower, David and Richard Freeman, eds., Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000, pp. 331-356.
|April 1996||What Do Bureaucrats Do? The Effects of Performance Standards and Bureaucratic Preferences on Acceptance into the JTPA Program|
with James J. Heckman, Christopher Taber: 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, Christopher Taber: t0166
Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 80, no. 1 (1998): 1-14.
|January 1994||Making the Most Out Of Social Experiments: Reducing the Intrinsic Uncertainty in Evidence from Randomized Trials with an Application to the JTPA Exp|
with Nancy Clements, James Heckman: t0149
Published: Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 64, no. 4 (1997): 487-536.