## Micro Data, Heterogeneity, and the Evaluation of Public Policy (2000)

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@MISC{Heckman00microdata,,

author = {James J. Heckman},

title = {Micro Data, Heterogeneity, and the Evaluation of Public Policy},

year = {2000}

}

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Citation Context ... assumptions, it is possible to form these functions up to unknown parameters and identify the 0(x); 1(x) and the unknown parameters from regression analysis, and control for selection bias. (See =-=Heckman, 1976-=-a, Heckman and Robb, 1985, 1986 and Heckman 23 Heckman, Ichimura, Smith and Todd (1998) present methods for testing the suitability of this expression in a semiparametric setting. 33sand Vytlacil, 200... |

575 | A method for minimizing the impact of distributional assumptions in econometric models of duration data - Heckman, Singer - 1984 |

567 | The Econometric Analysis of Transition Data - Lancaster - 1990 |

418 | The Design of Experiments - Fisher - 1935 |

355 | Evaluating the econometric evaluations of training programs with experimental data - LaLonde - 1986 |

351 |
Dummy Endogenous Variables in a Simultaneous Equation System
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Citation Context ...loped by statisticians (see e.g., Goodman (1970) and Bishop, Fienberg and Holland, 1975) cannot distinguish the ° 21 e¤ect from the U2 ?=? D1 e¤ect and so cannot be used to make causal distinctions. (=-=Heckman, 1978-=-). Panel data extensions of these models can be used to distinguish whether past occurrences of an event causally a¤ect the probability of occurrence of future events or just stand in for unmeasured c... |

341 | Panel Data - Chamberlain - 1984 |

325 | Statistical Theories of Mental Test Scores - Lord, Novick - 1968 |

260 | Life cycle schooling and dynamic selection bias: Models and evidence for five cohorts of American males - Cameron, Heckman - 1998 |

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Citation Context ...measured wages are not the price of labor services. In addition to the simple selection e¤ect, measured wages include the weighting placed on di¤erent mixed of skills used by workers over the cycle. (=-=Heckman and Sedlacek, 1985-=-). Accounting for both the extensive and intensive margin a¤ects our view of labor mar36skets. As another example, consider equation (2). We only observe the labor supply for workers. To focus on the ... |

147 | Formulating and Estimating Dynamic Linear Rational Expectations Models - Hansen, Sargent - 1990 |

140 |
Heterogeneity and State Dependence
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Citation Context ...ic setting, and used this generalization to address the problem of heterogeneity vs. state dependence. The fundamental problem can be understood most simply by considering the following urn schemes. (=-=Heckman, 1981-=-). In the …rst scheme there are I individuals who possess urns with the same content of red and black balls. On T independent trials individual i draws a ball and then puts it 34 Deaton et.al. (1985) ... |

137 |
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Citation Context ...ic setting, and used this generalization to address the problem of heterogeneity vs. state dependence. The fundamental problem can be understood most simply by considering the following urn schemes. (=-=Heckman, 1981-=-). In the …rst scheme there are I individuals who possess urns with the same content of red and black balls. On T independent trials individual i draws a ball and then puts it 34 Deaton et.al. (1985) ... |

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102 | Instrumental variables methods for the correlated random coefficient model: estimating the average rate of return to schooling when the return is correlated with schooling - Heckman, Vytlacil - 1998 |

96 | Alternative Methods for Solving the Problem of Selection Bias in Evaluating the Impact of Treatments on Outcomes - Heckman, Robb - 1986 |

88 | The Promise of Public Sector-sponsored Training Programs - LaLonde - 1995 |

88 | Semiparametric Qualitative Response Model Estimation with Unknown Heteroskedasticity or Instrumental Variables - Lewbel - 2000 |

88 | The analysis of randomized and non-randomized AIDS treatment trials using a new approach to causal inference in longitudinal studies - Robins - 1989 |

83 | A Beta-logistic Model for the Analysis of Sequential Labor Force Participation by Married Women - Heckman - 1977 |

83 | Nonparametric and Distribution-Free Estimation of the Binary Threshold Crossing and The Binary Choice Models, Econometrica - Matzkin - 1992 |

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Citation Context ...nd Holland, 1975, although it was economists who pioneered the study of models with jointly determined discrete and continuous outcomes (Heckman, 1974a,b) and models with systematically missing data (=-=Gronau 1974-=-; Heckman 1974a,b 1976a,b, 1979). 14 An important contribution of microeconometrics was to clarify the limitations of these statistical frameworks for estimating economic models, making causal distinc... |

76 | Alternative Estimators and Sample Designs for Discrete Choice Analysis - Manski, McFadden - 1981 |

75 | Causal Parameters and Policy Analysis in Economics: A Twentieth Century Retrospective.” Quarterly
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Citation Context ...for most of his empirical research. 2 See however the important work of Hansen and Sargent (1980; 1990), Hansen and Singleton (1982) and Fair (1976; 1994) which constitutes an exception to this rule. =-=Heckman, 2000-=-, discusses this development. 4swas small, computers had limited power and a whole host of econometric problems that arose in using microdata to estimate behavioral relationships were not understood, ... |

75 |
The history of econometric ideas
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Citation Context ...e disappointing. Almost from the outset, aggregate time series data were perceived to be weak and empirical macro models were perceived as ine¤ective in testing theories and producing policy advice. (=-=Morgan, 1990-=-). With a few notable exceptions, macroeconometricians turned to the use of statistical time series methods where the link to economic theory was usually weak. 2 Early on, Guy Orcutt (1952), who had d... |

72 |
Evaluating the welfare state
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Citation Context ...s that have universal participation. It …nesses general equilibrium problems by assuming that the outcomes of nonparticipants are the same as what they would experience in the absence of the policy. (=-=Heckman and Smith, 1998-=-). I discuss these general equilibrium questions further in Section 8. Models for treatment e¤ects relax many of the controversial assumptions in the structural econometrics literature and yet can sti... |

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