Rusty Tchernis

Georgia State University - Department of Economics

P.O. Box 3992

Atlanta, GA 30302-3992

United States

http://www2.gsu.edu/~ecort

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2007-014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 May 2008
Daniel L. Millimet, Rusty Tchernis and Muna Hussain
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program

School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3664
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Daniel L. Millimet, Rusty Tchernis and Muna Hussain
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, child health, obesity, program evaluation

School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w14297
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
Daniel L. Millimet, Rusty Tchernis and Muna Hussain
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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The Connection between Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: Inspecting the Mechanisms

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2006-020
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Angela R. Fertig, Gerhard Glomm and Rusty Tchernis
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Childhood Obesity, Labor Supply, Time Allocations

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The Role of Social Norms in Child Labor and Schooling in India

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2006-016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Oct 2006
Rubiana M. Chamarbagwala and Rusty Tchernis
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Child Labor, Education, Spatial Dependence, Social Norms, India

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Interfirm Mobility, Wages, and the Returns to Seniority and Experience in the U.S.

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1521, CAEPR Working Paper No. 2008-006
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Feb 2005
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Independent and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Minimizing Bias in Selection on Observables Estimators When Unconfoundness Fails

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2008-008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2008
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Treatment Effects, Propensity Score, Bias, Unconfoundedness, Selection on Unobservables

Minimizing Bias in Selection on Observables Estimators When Unconfoundness Fails

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3632
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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treatment effects, propensity score, bias, unconfoundedness, selection on unobservables

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Selection and Plan Switching Behavior

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School & Harvard School of Public, Harvard University - Department of Medicine, Harvard University - Department of Medicine and Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Adverse Selection, Managed Care

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Search Costs and Medicare Plan Choice

McCarthy, I. and R. Tchernis. 2010. “Search Costs and Medicare Plan Choice,” Health Economics 19(10):1142-1165.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Search, Medicare Health Plan Choice, Discrete Choice Models, Bayesian Methods

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On the Specification of Propensity Scores: With Applications to the Analysis of Trade Policies

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2006-013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Treatment Effects, Propensity score, Specification, WTO, Environment

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Effects of the Built Environment on Childhood Obesity: The Case of Urban Recreational Trails and Crime

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 11-27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2011
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indiana University - Children's Health Services Research and Georgia State University
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childhood obesity, built environment, crime

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The BMTE Command: Methods for the Estimation of Treatment Effects When Exclusion Restrictions are Unavailable

McCarthy, I., D. Millimet, and R. Tchernis. 2014. “The bmte Command: Methods for the Estimation of Treatment Effects when Exclusion Restrictions are Unavailable,” The Stata Journal 14(3):670-683.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy, Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Emory University - Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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treatment effects, propensity score, unconfoundedness, selection on unobserved variables

Estimation of Treatment Effects Without an Exclusion Restriction with an Application to the Analysis of the School Breakfast Program

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 10-05, Andrew Young School of Policy W. J. Usery Workplace Research Group Paper No. 2010-2-1
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Mar 2010
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Treatment Effects, Propensity Score, Unconfoundedness, Selection on Unobservables, Obesity

Estimation of Treatment Effects Without an Exclusion Restriction: With an Application to the Analysis of the School Breakfast Program

NBER Working Paper No. w15539
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Lorenzo Almada, Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Columbia University, Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Adult obesity, food stamps, SNAP, misreporting, treatment effects

What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

NBER Working Paper No. w21596
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Dec 2016
Lorenzo Almada, Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Columbia University, Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Smoking on Obesity: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-05
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Feb 2016
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Benjamin Ukert
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania
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The Effect of Smoking on Obesity: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

NBER Working Paper No. w21937
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Benjamin Ukert
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania
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On the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Endogenous Misreporting

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Pierre Nguimkeu, Augustine Denteh and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Treatment Effect, Misclassification, Endogeneity, Binary Regressor, Partial Observability, Bias

On the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Endogenous Misreporting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11426
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Pierre Nguimkeu, Augustine Denteh and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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endogeneity, misclassification, treatment effect, binary regressor, partial observability, bias

On the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Endogenous Misreporting

NBER Working Paper No. w24117
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Pierre Nguimkeu, Augustine Denteh and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Using Spatial Factor Analysis to Measure Human Development

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2016
Qihua Qiu, Jaesang Sung, William Davis and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Human Development Index, Factor Analysis

Using Spatial Factor Analysis to Measure Human Development

NBER Working Paper No. w23952
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
Qihua Qiu, Jaesang Sung, Will Davis and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies - Department of Economics, Georgia State University, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Department of Economics, Students and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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On the Estimation of Selection Models When Participation is Endogenous and Misclassified

McCarthy, I. and R. Tchernis. 2011. “On the Estimation of Selection Models when Participation is Endogenous and Misclassified,” in D. Drukker (Ed.), Advances in Econometrics, Missing-Data Methods: Cross-sectional Methods and Applications 27:179-207. London: Emerald Group Publishing.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Misclassification, Misreporting, Endogeneity, Selection on Observables, Measurement Error, Bayesian Econometrics

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Federal Nutrition Programs and Childhood Obesity: Inside the Black Box

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5316
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Manan Roy, Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU), Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, time use, program evaluation

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Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 12-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2013
Charles Courtemanche, Samir Soneji and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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County, rank, health, factor analysis, Bayesian

Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings

NBER Working Paper No. w19450
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Charles Courtemanche, Samir Soneji and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Interfirm Mobility, Wages and the Return to Seniority and Experience in the U.S.

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 09-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2009
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Independent and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Understanding Unobserved Propensities of Suicide in the United States: A Hierarchial Model with Spatially Correlated Random Effects

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-08
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2017
Jaesang Sung, Qihua Qiu, William Davis and Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Suicide, Spatial dependence, Hierarchial Bayes Models

Anthropometric Mobility During Childhood

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 13-11
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jul 2013
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Childhood Obesity, Persistence, Mobility

Anthropometric Mobility During Childhood

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7453
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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childhood obesity, persistence, mobility

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Studying the Child Obesity Epidemic with Natural Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w14989
Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Department of Economics, Indiana University - Children's Health Services Research, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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Estimating the Associations between SNAP and Food Insecurity, Obesity, and Food Purchases with Imperfect Administrative Measures of Participation

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 18-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Mar 2018
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, SNAP, food insecurity, obesity, body mass index, food purchases, food expenditures, healthy eating index, misreporting, measurement error

Estimating the Associations between Snap and Food Insecurity, Obesity, and Food Purchases with Imperfect Administrative Measures of Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w24412
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7631
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Charles Courtemanche, Samir Soneji and Rusty Tchernis
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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county, rank, health, factor analysis, Bayesian

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Parental Work Hours in Childhood Obesity: Evidence Using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-07
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 May 2017
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Xilin Zhou
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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childhood obesity, maternal employment, women's labor supply

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The Origins of Early Childhood Anthropometric Persistence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7657
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Oct 2013
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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childhood obesity, persistence, fetal origins hypothesis

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The Origins of Early Childhood Anthropometric Persistence

NBER Working Paper No. w19554
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Daniel Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Parental Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence Using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility

NBER Working Paper No. w23376
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 May 2017
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Xilin Zhou
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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Estimating the Associations between Snap and Food Insecurity, Obesity, and Food Purchases with Imperfect Administrative Measures of Participation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11412
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, SNAP, food insecurity, obesity, body mass index, food purchases, food expenditures, healthy eating index, misreporting, measurement error

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Measuring Effects of Snap on Obesity at the Intensive Margin

NBER Working Paper No. w22681
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2016
Lorenzo Almada and Rusty Tchernis
Columbia University and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Parental Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence Using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10739
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 May 2017
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Xilin Zhou
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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childhood obesity, maternal employment, women's labor supply

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Measuring Human Capital and its Effects on Wage Growth

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 362-387, April 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Rusty Tchernis
Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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