Christopher Taber

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

University of Wisconsin - Madison

716 Langdon Street

Madison, WI 53706-1481

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Identification of Models of the Labor Market

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Eric French and Christopher Taber
Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 180 (166,127)
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Identification, Roy model, discrete choice, selection, treatment effects

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Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w16579
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Ching-I Huang and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, National Taiwan University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Helena Skyt Nielsen, Torben Soerensen and Christopher Taber
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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college attendance, educational subsidies, reform, kink regression

Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3785
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Helena Skyt Nielsen, Torben Soerensen and Christopher Taber
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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college attendance, educational subsidies, reform, kink regression

Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w14535
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Helena Skyt Nielsen, Christopher Taber and Torben Soerensen
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Aarhus University
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Layoffs, Lemons, Race and Gender

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1702
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Luojia Hu and Christopher Taber
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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asymmetric information, displaced workers, racial and gender wage gap, discrimination, heterogenous human capital

Layoffs, Lemons, Race, and Gender

NBER Working Paper No. w11481
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Luojia Hu and Christopher Taber
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Changing Pattern of Wage Growth for Low Skilled Workers

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
Eric French, Bhashkar Mazumder and Christopher Taber
Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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wage growth, returns to experience, job match, poverty

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Tax Policy and Human Capital Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w6462
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Inference with "Difference in Differences" with a Small Number of Policy Changes

NBER Working Paper No. t0312
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Timothy G. Conley and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w7831
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2005
Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 151-184, February 2005
Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Explaining Rising Wage Inequality: Explorations with a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Labor Earnings with Heterogeneous Agents

NBER Working Paper No. w6384
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Displacement, Asymmetric Information and Heterogeneous Human Capital

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Luojia Hu and Christopher Taber
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Asymmetric information, displaced workers, racial and gender wage gap, discrimination, heterogeneous human capital

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General Equilibrium Cost Benefit Analysis of Education and Tax Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w6881
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 10 May 2000
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Econometric Mixture Models and More General Models for Unobservables in Duration Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. t0157
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2006
James J. Heckman and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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What Do Bureaucrats Do? The Effects of Performance Standards and Bureaucratic Preferences on Acceptance into the Jtpa Program

NBER Working Paper No. w5535
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Jeffrey A. Smith and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Borrowing Constraints and the Returns to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w7761
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Stephen V. Cameron and Christopher Taber
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Direct Estimation of Policy Impacts

NBER Working Paper No. t0254
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Hidehiko Ichimura and Christopher Taber
Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w9358
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Joseph G. Altonji, Todd E. Elder and Christopher Taber
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 42 (414,346)
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General Equilibrium Treatment Effects: A Study of Tuition Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w6426
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
James J. Heckman, Lance Lochner and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Accounting for Dropouts in Evaluations of Social Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. t0166
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2000
James J. Heckman, Jeffrey A. Smith and Christopher Taber
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Estimation of a Roy/Search/Compensating Differential Model of the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9975
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Christopher Taber and Rune Vejlin
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Aarhus
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search, compensating differentials, Roy Model, wage inequality

Estimation of a Roy/Search/Compensating Differential Model of the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w22439
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Christopher Taber and Rune Vejlin
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Aarhus
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Understanding Earnings, Labor Supply, and Retirement Decisions

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2017-367
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jan 2018
Xiaodong Fan, Ananth Seshadri and Christopher Taber
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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human capital, Ben-Porath, labor supply, retirement, model

Indirect Inference with Importance Sampling: An Application to Women's Wage Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w23669
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Aug 2017
Robert M. Sauer and Christopher Taber
University of London - Royal Holloway College and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Indirect Inference with Importance Sampling: An Application to Women's Wage Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11004
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Robert M. Sauer and Christopher Taber
University of London - Royal Holloway College and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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indirect inference, simulation estimation, wage growth, women

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Life-Cycle Wage Growth and Heterogeneous Human Capital

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 399-425, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Carl Sanders and Christopher Taber
Washington University in St. Louis and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Estimation of Educational Borrowing Constraints Using Returns to Schooling

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, No. 1, pp. 132-182, February 2004
Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Stephen V. Cameron and Christopher Taber
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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