Oscar A. Mitnik

Inter-American Development Bank

Principal Economist

1300 New York Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Citation 11

A Top-Down Approach to Stress-Testing Banks

FDIC Center for Financial Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Pavel S. Kapinos and Oscar A. Mitnik
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Inter-American Development Bank
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stress testing, banking, Dodd-Frank Act

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Stress Testing Banks: Whence and Whither?

FDIC Center for Financial Research Paper No. 2015-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
Pavel S. Kapinos, Oscar A. Mitnik and Christopher Martin
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Inter-American Development Bank and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
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Stress testing, banks, Dodd-Frank Act, systemic risk, liquidity, disaster myopia, financial instability

Not So Lucky Any More: CEO Compensation in Financially Distressed Firms

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Qiang Kang and Oscar A. Mitnik
Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Finance and Inter-American Development Bank
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CEO compensation, CEO turnover, financial distress, lucky grants, bias-corrected matching estimators

Not so Lucky Any More: CEO Compensation in Financially Distressed Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3857
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Qiang Kang and Oscar A. Mitnik
Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Finance and Inter-American Development Bank
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CEO compensation, CEO turnover, financial distress, lucky grants, bias-corrected matching estimators

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Citation 25

Nonparametric Tests for Treatment Effect Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2091
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Duke University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Inter-American Development Bank
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average treatment effects, causality, unconfoundedness, treatment effect

Nonparametric Tests for Treatment Effect Heterogeneity

NBER Working Paper No. t0324
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Duke University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Inter-American Development Bank
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Dynamics of Managerial Power and CEO Compensation in the Course of Corporate Distress: Evidence from 1992 to 2019

Financial Management, forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Sheng Guo, Qiang Kang and Oscar A. Mitnik
Florida International University, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Finance and Inter-American Development Bank
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Corporate distress, managerial influence, CEO compensation, CEO turnover, bias-corrected matching estimator

Unobservable, But Unimportant? The Influence of Personality Traits (and Other Usually Unobserved Variables) for the Evaluation of Labor Market Policies

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1407
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Marco Caliendo, Robert Mahlstedt and Oscar A. Mitnik
University of Potsdam, IZA and Inter-American Development Bank
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Matching, Unconfoundedness, Unobervables, Selection Bias, Heterogeneity, Personality Traits, Active Labor Market Policy

Unobservable, But Unimportant? The Influence of Personality Traits (and Other Usually Unobserved Variables) for the Evaluation of Labor Market Policies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8337
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Marco Caliendo, Robert Mahlstedt and Oscar A. Mitnik
University of Potsdam, IZA and Inter-American Development Bank
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matching, unconfoundedness, unobervables, selection bias, heterogeneity, personality traits, active labor market policy

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Moving the Goalposts: Addressing Limited Overlap in Estimation of Average Treatment Effects by Changing the Estimand

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2347
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Duke University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Inter-American Development Bank
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average treatment effects, causality, unconfoundedness, overlap, treatment effect heterogeneity

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Urban Transport Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges and Lessons Learned

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11812
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of San Andres (UMSA)
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urban transport systems, Latin America and the Caribbean, impact evaluation

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Evaluating Nonexperimental Estimators for Multiple Treatments: Evidence from Experimental Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4451
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Carlos A. Flores and Oscar A. Mitnik
University of Miami and Inter-American Development Bank
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multiple treatments, nonexperimental estimators, generalized propensity score

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The Effects of Female Labor Force Participation on Obesity

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2011-035A
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2012
Monash University, Inter-American Development Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Amazon Lending
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Female Labor Force Participation, Obesity, Earned Income Tax Credit

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How Do Training Programs Assign Participants to Training? Characterizing the Assignment Rules of Government Agencies for Welfare-to-Work Programs in California

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4024
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Oscar A. Mitnik
Inter-American Development Bank
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assignment to training rules, welfare to work programs, local political environment

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The Effects of Female Labor Force Participation on Obesity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6071
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Amazon Lending
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female labor force participation, obesity, earned income tax credit

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Bright Investments: Measuring the Impact of Transport Infrastructure Using Luminosity Data in Haiti

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12018
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Oscar A. Mitnik, Patricia Yañez-Pagans and Raul Sanchez
Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Haiti, night-time luminosity, road investments

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A Rapid Road to Employment? The Impacts of a Bus Rapid Transit System in Lima

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank, University College London and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Bus Rapid Transit, employment, impact evaluation

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Moving the Goalposts: Addressing Limited Overlap in the Estimation of Average Treatment Effects by Changing the Estimand

NBER Working Paper No. t0330
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Duke University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Inter-American Development Bank
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Connecting to Economic Opportunity? The Role of Public Transport in Promoting Women's Employment in Lima

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12020
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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urban transport, gender, employment, impact evaluation

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Liquidity or Capital? The Impacts of Easing Credit Constraints in Rural Mexico

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14477
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jun 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, George Washington University, Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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Liquidity or Capital? The Impacts of Easing Credit Constraints in Rural Mexico

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Nov 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Inter-American Development Bank
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agricultural finance, credit constraints, development finance institutions, investment capital, working capital

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Spatial and Time Spillovers of Driving Restrictions: Causal Evidence from Lima's Pico Y Placa Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14932
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 May 2022
Edgar Salgado and Oscar A. Mitnik
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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driving restrictions, congestion spillovers, welfare impacts