Sergio Urzua

Northwestern University

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

Comparing IV with Structural Models: What Simple IV Can and Cannot Identify

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3980
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
James J. Heckman and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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instrumental variables, structural approaches, Marschak's Maxim

Comparing IV with Structural Models: What Simple IV Can and Cannot Identify

NBER Working Paper No. w14706
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
James J. Heckman and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2320
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 15 Oct 2006
James J. Heckman, Edward Vytlacil and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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unobserved heterogeneity, instrumental variables, treatment parameters, policy evaluation

Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity

NBER Working Paper No. w12574
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 08 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2007
James J. Heckman, Sergio Urzua and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes and Social Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w12006
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Apr 2006
James J. Heckman, Jora Stixrud and Sergio Urzua
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Instrumental Variables in Models with Multiple Outcomes: The General Unordered Case

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3565
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
James J. Heckman, Sergio Urzua and Edward Vytlacil
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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treatment effects, multinomial, nonparametric

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An Experimental Study of Labor Market Discrimination: Gender, Social Class and Neighborhood in Chile

IDB Working Paper No. 226
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
David Bravo, Claudia Sanhueza and Sergio Urzua
University of Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Northwestern University
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Education, Health and Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w19971
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Northwestern University
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Education, Health and Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8027
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University, Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Northwestern University
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education, early endowments, factor models, health, treatment effects

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Testing the Correlated Random Coefficient Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4525
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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instrumental variables, testing, correlated random coefficient, power of tests based on IV

Testing the Correlated Random Coefficient Model

NBER Working Paper No. w15463
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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The Labor Market Return to an Attractive Face: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6356
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of San Andres and Northwestern University
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facial attractiveness, callback rates, labor market discrimination

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Ability, Schooling Choices and Gender Labor Market Discrimination: Evidence for Chile

IDB Working Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
David Bravo, Claudia Sanhueza and Sergio Urzua
University of Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Northwestern University
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Is There Labor Market Discrimination Among Professionals in Chile? Lawyers, Doctors and Businesspeople

IDB Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
David Bravo, Claudia Sanhueza and Sergio Urzua
University of Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Northwestern University
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Education, Birth Order, and Family Size

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7454
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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quantity-quality trade off, fertility models, fixed-effects, instrumental variables

Education, Birth Order, and Family Size

NBER Working Paper No. w19111
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Heterogeneous Economic Returns to Postsecondary Degrees: Evidence from Chile

NBER Working Paper No. w18817
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Loreto Reyes, Jorge Rodríguez and Sergio Urzua
Ministry of Finance, Chile, University of Chicago and Northwestern University
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The Long-Term Effects of Early Lead Exposure: Evidence from a Case of Environmental Negligence

NBER Working Paper No. w18915
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Tomás Rau, Loreto Reyes and Sergio Urzua
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Ministry of Finance, Chile and Northwestern University
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Training, Soft Skills and Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12447
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jul 2019
Maria Prada, Graciana Rucci and Sergio Urzua
University of Maryland, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Northwestern University
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socio-emotional skills, training, productivity, experiments with firms

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Loans for Higher Education: Does the Dream Come True?

NBER Working Paper No. w19138
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Tomás Rau, Eugenio Rojas and Sergio Urzua
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chilean Budget Office and Northwestern University
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The Impact of Out-of-Home Childcare Centers on Early Childhood Development

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-240
Posted: 07 Jun 2011
Greg Veramendi and Sergio Urzua
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Northwestern University

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