Research

"Minimum Contrast Empirical Likelihood Inference of Discontinuity in Density" (with Jun Ma and Zhengfei Yu), forthcoming in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics.

"Balancing tests in stratified randomized controlled trials: A cautionary note" (with Sergio Firpo and Miguel Foguel), forthcoming in Economics Letters.

"The Differential Incidence and Severity of Food Insecurity by Racial, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups over the Great Recession in the United States" (with Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Judith Liu, and Norbert L. Wilson), AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018.

"Estimating the Effects of Minimum Wage in a Developing Country: A Density Discontinuity Design Approach", Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2018.

(2014 International Association for Applied Econometrics graduate student paper award, 2015 Bank of Canada graduate student paper award.)

"Identification and Estimation Using a Density Discontinuity Approach" with Zhengfei Yu, In Cattaneo M. D. and Escanciano J. C (Eds) Advances in Econometrics, volume 38, Regression Discontinuity Designs: Theory and Applications, 29-72, 2017.

(2018 Emerald Literati Awards. - Outstanding Author Contribution)

"Optimal Bandwidth Selection for Local Linear Estimation of Discontinuity in Density" (with Jun Ma and Zhengfei Yu), Economics Letters, 153, 23-27, 2017.

"Measuring the Role of the 1959 Revolution on Cuba's Economic Performance" (with Felipe Ribeiro, Guilherme Stein and Thomas H. Kang), The World Economy, 2018.

"Measuring Peer Effects in the Brazilian School System" (with Sergio Firpo and Cristine Pinto), Applied Economics, 2015.

Working Papers:

"The fertility effects of Korean pro-natalist policies: A Density Approach" (with Dahae Choo). R&R at the Journal of Asian Economics.

"Minimum wage and Informality in a Roy Bargaining Economy: Evidence from a Bunching Estimator" (with Zhengfei Yu). R&R at the Journal of Labor Economics.

"Separating Selection From Spillover Effects: Using the Mode to Estimate the Return to City Size" (with Stuart Rosenthal and Boqian Jiang).

"Unintended yet desirable effects of centralized college admission: Mobility costs and college enrollment for students with disabilities." (with Aline Dalcin and Guilherme Stein).