Methodology

My methodological work generally arises out of applied analyses and includes the development of a new method within the counterfactual approach to causality:

  • Back to the Future. Controlling for Future Treatments (working paper available upon request)

For some general thoughts on the power of panel data for cross-national comparisons see:

  • Future Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (NSF white paper)

My contributions to survey methodology are focused on the measurement and handling of wealth data:

  • Imputation of wealth data in the SOEP (technical report available upon request)
  • Validity of wealth information in the PSID (in progress)

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