Charles F. Manski

Curriculum Vitae

 

Short Biography

 

Some Autobiographical Reflections: Unlearning and Discovery

 

Recently Published Book

 

Public Policy in an Uncertain World: Analysis and Decisions, Harvard University Press, 2013

 

Link to video recording of public lecture on the book at the British Academy in March 2013, with discussion by Lord Gus O’Donnell

 

Link to video recording of Sargan Lecture to economists on themes of the book at the Royal Economic Society meeting in April 2013

 

Link to video recording of Cemmap Masterclass on themes of the book in March 2013  (six 90-minute lectures)

 

 

Links to Recently Published Articles

 

Identification of Income-Leisure Preferences and Evaluation of Income Tax Policy , Quantitative Economics, 2014

 

First- and Second-order Subjective Expectations in Strategic Decision-Making: Experimental Evidence, with C. Neri, Games and Economic Behavior, 2013

 

Diagnostic Testing and Treatment under Ambiguity: Using Decision Analysis to Inform Clinical Practice

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2013.

 

Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections, with J. Pepper, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 2013

 

Identification of Treatment Response with Social Interactions, The Econometrics Journal, 2013

 

Status Quo Deference and Policy Choice under Ambiguity, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2013

 

 

Forthcoming Articles

 

Choosing Size of Government under Ambiguity: Infrastructure Spending and Income Taxation, The Economic Journal

Randomizing Regulatory Approval for Diversification and Deterrence, Journal of Legal Studies

 

 

Working Papers

 

Useful Variation in Clinical Practice under Uncertainty: Diversification and Learning

 

Using Elicited Choice Probabilities in Hypothetical Elections to Study Decisions to Vote, with A. Delavande

 

Partial Identification of Treatment Response with Data on Repeated Cross Sections, with J. Pepper

 

Credible Interval Estimates for Official Statistics with Survey Nonresponse

 

 

Links to Books

 

C. Manski, Public Policy in an Uncertain World: Analysis and Decisions, Harvard University Press, 2013

 

C. Manski, Identification for Prediction and Decision, Harvard University Press, 2007

 

C. Manski, Social Choice with Partial Knowledge of Treatment Response, Princeton University Press, 2005.

 

C. Manski, Partial Identification of Probability Distributions, Springer-Verlag, 2003

 

C. Manski, J. Pepper, and C. Petrie (editors), Informing America's Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don't Know Keeps Hurting Us, National Academy Press, 2001 (book can be read online)

 

B. Fischhoff and C. Manski (editors), Elicitation of Preferences, Kluwer, 2000

 

C. Manski, Identification Problems in the Social Sciences, Harvard, 1995

 

C. Manski and I. Garfinkel (editors), Evaluating Welfare and Training Programs, Harvard, 1992

 

C. Manski, Analog Estimation Methods in Econometrics, Chapman & Hall, 1988

(out-of-print book can be downloaded for private use)

 

C. Manski and D. Wise College Choice in America, Harvard, 1983

 

C. Manski and D. McFadden (editors), Structural Analysis of Discrete Data with Econometric Applications, MIT Press, 1981 (out-of-print book can be downloaded for private use)

 

Samuil Manski, With God’s Help, 1990 (book can be downloaded for private use)

 

 

Courses

 

Economics 480-1, Introduction to Econometrics, Fall 2013 (first-year Ph.D. course), past examinations

 

Economics 336, Analytical Methods for Public Policy, Fall 2013 (advanced undergraduate course)

 

 

 

The Survey of Economic Expectations

 

SEE Introduction

 

SEE Data and Codebooks