Alexander Torgovitsky


Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Northwestern University



348 Andersen Hall


Curriculum Vitae


Working Papers


Using Instrumental Variables for Inference about Policy-Relevant Treatment Effects
with Magne Mogstad and Andres Santos
July 2016



Nonparametric Inference on State Dependence with Applications to Employment Dynamics
January, 2016
revise and resubmit at Econometrica

Paper | SSRN


Partial Identification by Extending Subdistributions
July, 2015
revise and resubmit at
Quantitative Economics
Paper | SSRN


Instrumental Variables Estimation of a Generalized Correlated Random Coefficients Model
with Matthew Masten
January, 2014
Paper | cemmap | Stata module (GitHub)


Sensitivity Analysis in Semiparametric Likelihood Models
with Xiaohong Chen and Elie Tamer
November, 2011
revise and resubmit at
Econometrica
Paper | SSRN


Published, Forthcoming or Accepted Papers


Minimum Distance from Independence Estimation of Nonseparable Instrumental Variables Models
April, 2016
accepted for publication in 
Journal of Econometrics
Paper | SSRN


Identification of Instrumental Variables Correlated Random Coefficients Models
December 2016
with Matthew Masten
The Review of Economics and Statistics, 98 (5), pp. 1001--1005
Paper (published) | Paper (preprint) | Stata module (GitHub)


Identification of Nonseparable Models Using Instruments with Small Support
May 2015
Econometrica, 83 (3), pp. 1185--1197
Paper | Supplemental Appendix | Comment on a related paper by D'Haultfoeuille and Fevrier

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Photo by Art Shay. Untitled. c.1950s-60s.




Paul Morrison. Untitled from Black Dahlias. 2002.