Charles F. Manski

Northwestern University - Department of Economics

Professor

2003 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (59)

1.

Economic Analysis of Social Interactions

NBER Working Paper No. w7580
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Comparing the Point Predictions and Subjective Probability Distributions of Professional Forecasters

NBER Working Paper No. w11978
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2022
Joseph Engelberg, Charles F. Manski and Jared Williams
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of South Florida
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First- and Second-Order Subjective Expectations in Strategic Decision-Making: Experimental Evidence

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 81, 2013
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
Charles F. Manski and Claudia Neri
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of St. Gallen
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decision-making, beliefs, subjective expectations, experiments

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Interpreting the Predictions of Prediction Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w10359
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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How Should We Measure Consumer Confidence (Sentiment)? Evidence from the Michigan Survey of Consumers

NBER Working Paper No. w9926
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Jeff Dominitz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (488,312)
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Measuring and Interpreting Expectations of Equity Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w11313
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2022
Jeff Dominitz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (495,927)
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Policy Analysis with Incredible Certitude

NBER Working Paper No. w16207
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Social Security Expectations and Retirement Savings Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w8718
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
Jeff Dominitz, Charles F. Manski and Jordan Heinz
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Measuring Consumer Uncertainty about Future Inflation

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 415
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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inflation expectations, forecast uncertainty, wage expectations, probabilistic survey questions

Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Asher Blass, Saul Lach and Charles F. Manski
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

NBER Working Paper No. w14451
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2022
Asher Blass, Saul Lach and Charles F. Manski
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 421-440, May 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 May 2010
Asher Blass, Saul Lach and Charles F. Manski
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7030
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Asher Blass, Saul Lach and Charles F. Manski
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Choice probabilities, stated choices, WTP for electricity reliability

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Academic Ability, Earnings, and the Decision to Become a Teacher: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972

NBER Working Paper No. w1539
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Monotone Instrumental Variables with an Application to the Returns to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. t0224
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2022
Charles F. Manski and John V. Pepper
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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"Will Social Security Be There for You?": How Americans Perceive Their Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w9798
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
Jeff Dominitz, Jordan Heinz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Independent and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Precise or Imprecise Probabilities? Evidence from Survey Response on Late-Onset Dementia

NBER Working Paper No. w26125
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2022
Bocconi Universityaffiliation not provided to SSRN, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Cornell University
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Worker Perceptions of Job Insecurity in the Mid-1990s: Evidence from the Survey of Economic Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w6908
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 1999 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski and John D. Straub
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Eliciting Student Expectations of the Returns to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w4936
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2022
Jeff Dominitz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Perceptions of Economic Insecurity: Evidence from the Survey of Economic Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w5690
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2022
Jeff Dominitz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Bounding the Predictive Values of Covid-19 Antibody Tests

NBER Working Paper No. w27226
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Statistical Treatment Rules for Heterogeneous Populations: with Application to Randomized Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. t0242
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections

NBER Working Paper No. w17455
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2022
Charles F. Manski and John V. Pepper
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Competitive Lending with Partial Knowledge of Loan Repayment

NBER Working Paper No. w14378
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2022
William A. Brock and Charles F. Manski
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Search Profiling with Partial Knowledge of Deterrence

NBER Working Paper No. w11848
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Partial Prescriptions for Decisions with Partial Knowledge

NBER Working Paper No. w14396
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Using Expectations Data to Study Subjective Income Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w4937
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2022
Jeff Dominitz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Private and Social Incentives for Fertility: Israeli Puzzles

NBER Working Paper No. w8984
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2022
Charles F. Manski and Joram Mayshar
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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The Mixing Problem in Program Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. t0148
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Adaptive Minimax-Regret Treatment Choice, with Application to Drug Approval

NBER Working Paper No. w13312
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Using Studies of Treatment Response to Inform Treatment Choice in Heterogeneous Populations

NBER Working Paper No. t0263
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Survey Measurement of Probabilistic Macroeconomic Expectations: Progress and Promise

NBER Working Paper No. w23418
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Fractional Treatment Rules for Social Diversification of Indivisible Private Risks

NBER Working Paper No. w11675
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Covid-19 Infection Rate: Anatomy of an Inference Problem

NBER Working Paper No. w27023
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski and Francesca Molinari
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Cornell University
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The Lure of Incredible Certitude

NBER Working Paper No. w24905
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2023
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Identification of Preferences and Evaluation of Income Tax Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w17755
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2023
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Communicating Uncertainty in Official Economic Statistics

NBER Working Paper No. w20098
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Measuring Pension-Benefit Expectations Probabilistically

Labour, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 201-236, June 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Jeff Dominitz and Charles F. Manski
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Vaccination Planning Under Uncertainty, with Application to Covid-19

NBER Working Paper No. w28446
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Partial Identification of Counter Factual Choice Probabilities

International Economic Review, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 1393-1410, November 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Vaccine Approvals and Mandates Under Uncertainty: Some Simple Analytics

NBER Working Paper No. w20432
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Econometrics for Decision Making: Building Foundations Sketched by Haavelmo and Wald

NBER Working Paper No. w26596
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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How Do Right-to-Carry Laws Affect Crime Rates? Coping with Ambiguity Using Bounded-Variation Assumptions

NBER Working Paper No. w21701
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2022
Charles F. Manski and John V. Pepper
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Tail and Center Rounding of Probabilistic Expectations in the Health and Retirement Study

NBER Working Paper No. w24559
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2022
Bocconi Universityaffiliation not provided to SSRN, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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When Consensus Choice Dominates Individualism: Jensen's Inequality and Collective Decisions Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w15172
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Minimax-Regret Climate Policy with Deep Uncertainty in Climate Modeling and Intergenerational Discounting

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Feb 2022
Stephen DeCanio, Charles F. Manski and Alan Sanstad
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Climate policy, minimax regret, discount rate, model uncertainty, integrated assessment

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Statistical Decision Properties of Imprecise Trials Assessing Covid-19 Drugs

NBER Working Paper No. w27293
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2023
Charles F. Manski and Aleksey Tetenov
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Geneva
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Improving Clinical Guidelines and Decisions Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w23915
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Choosing Size of Government Under Ambiguity: Infrastructure Spending and Income Taxation

NBER Working Paper No. w18204
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Meta-Analysis for Medical Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w25504
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Credible Ecological Inference for Personalized Medicine: Formalizing Clinical Judgment

NBER Working Paper No. w22643
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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The 2009 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture: Diversified Treatment Under Ambiguity

International Economic Review, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 1013-1041, November 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Minimax-Regret Climate Policy with Deep Uncertainty in Climate Modeling and Intergenerational Discounting

NBER Working Paper No. w29716
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2022
Stephen DeCanio, Charles F. Manski and Alan Sanstad
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Addressing Partial Identification in Climate Modeling and Policy Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w28449
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2022
Charles F. Manski, Alan Sanstad and Stephen DeCanio
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Using Measures of Race to Make Clinical Predictions: Decision Making, Patient Health, and Fairness

NBER Working Paper No. w30700
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2023
Charles F. Manski, John Mullahy and Atheendar Venkataramani
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Population Health Sciences and University of Pennsylvania
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Probabilistic Prediction for Binary Treatment Choice: With Focus on Personalized Medicine

NBER Working Paper No. w29358
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Partial Identification of Personalized Treatment Response with Trial-Reported Analyses of Binary Subgroups

NBER Working Paper No. w30461
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2022
Sheyu Li, Valentyn Litvin and Charles F. Manski
Sichuan University - Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Centre, Northwestern University and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Survey Measures of Family Decision Processes for Econometric Analysis of Schooling Decisions

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 81-99, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Pamela Giustinelli and Charles F. Manski
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Towards Reasonable Patient Care Under Uncertainty

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 38, Issue 2, pp. 227-245, 2020
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 May 2020
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Choosing Treatment Policies Under Ambiguity

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 25-49, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Charles F. Manski
Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Inference on Regressions with Interval Data on a Regressor or Outcome

Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Charles F. Manski and Elie T. Tamer
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University

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Regressions, Short and Long

Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Philip J. Cross and Charles F. Manski
Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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