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CURRICULUM VITAE (pdf)
 Testing the Correlated Random Coefficient Model (with J. Heckman and D. Schmierer).
Forthcoming, Journal of Econometrics, 2010.
 Instrumental Variables in Models with Multiple Outcomes: The General Unordered Case (with J. Heckman and E. Vytlacil). Forthcoming, Les Annales d’Economie et de Statistique, 2009.
 Comparing IV With Structural Models: What Simple IV Can and Cannot Identify (with
J. Heckman). Forthcoming Journal of Econometrics, 2009.
 Occupational Choice with Financial Intermediation: Linking Mechanism Design with Heterogeneity to Econometric Policy Evaluation (with R. Townsend). Macroeconomic Dynamics, 13, 268-316, 2009.
 Racial Labor Market Gaps: The Role of Abilities and Schooling Choices. Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 43(4): pp. 919-971, 2008.
 The use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: an application in breast cancer patients (2007) (with A. Basu, J. Heckman and S. Navarro). Health Economics 16(11):1133-1157, 2007.
 Understanding instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity (with J. Heckman and E. Vytlacil). Review of Economics and Statistics, v88, n3, 2006.
 The effect of cognitive and Non-cognitive factors in behavioral and labor outcomes (with J. Heckman and J. Stixrud). Journal of Labor Economics, v24, n3, 2006.
 Family and
Abilities as determinants of socio-economic success (Familias y habilidades como determinantes de logros economics y sociales) with S. Urzua, in Familia y Felicidad:
Un Circulo Virtuoso, C. Larroulet and R. Camhi, eds. Santiago, Chile: Libertad y Desarrollo.
 Ability, Schooling Choices and Gender Labor Market Discrimination: Evidence for Chile. Chapter prepared for IADB.
 Institutions and Their Effects on Education: Revising the Chilean Experience. Chapter prepared for UDD.
 The Option Value of Educational Choices and the Rate of Return to Educacional Choices (with J. Heckman )
 Understanding the Effect of Education on Labor Market Outcomes and Health (with G. Veramendi)
 Determinants of Success in Early Adulthood: Comparing the Effects of Intelligence and Big Five Personality Trait (with A. Duckworth and J. Heckman)
 Birth Order, Education, and Family Size (with J. Bagger, J. Birchenall, H. Mansourz)
 The Effects of Early Endowments on Labor Market Outcomes, Health, and Social Behavior (with J. Heckman and G. Conti)
 Cognitive and Non-cognitive Development Among Young Children in Chile: Effect of Participation in Public Childcare Centers (with G. Noboa-Hidalgo)
 Disentangling the Role of Nature and Nurture when Explaining Inequality (with J. Guzman). Paper prepared for the PNUD.
 Peer effects, Gender Composition and the Role Model Hypothesis: Evidence from Primary Schools in Chile (with B. Zafar).
 Identifying Labor Market Discrimination using an Experimental Design (with D. Bravo and C. Sanhueza)
This quarter (Fall 2009): Economics of the Labor Market [Syllabus]