Irene Botosaru

Assistant Professor in 
Economics 
Simon Fraser University, Canada

Visiting Lecturer in Economics
University of Bristol, UK

Curriculum Vitae



Research field: Econometrics                                 Brown Bag: 2017-2018 | TeachingBUEC 333 | ECON 431 | ECON 483 | Econ 837


Publications

Journal of Applied Econometrics, 33(1): 73-90.

Botosaru, I. and Y. Sasaki. (2018) Nonparametric Heteroskedasticity in Persistent Panel Processes: An Application to Earnings Dynamics. Journal of Econometrics, 203(2): 283-296.

Working papers

Submitted.

Identifying Distributions in a Panel Model with Heteroskedasticity: An Application to Earnings Volatility (2017)
R&R at Journal of Business Economics & Statistics.

On the Role of Covariates in the Synthetic Control Method (2017, with Bruno Ferman). 
Submitted.

Nonparametric Analysis of a Duration Model with Stochastic Unobserved Heterogeneity (2018).
R&R at Journal of Econometrics


Work in progress
  • Time-Varying Linear Transformation Models with Fixed Effects and Endogeneity for Short Panels (with Chris Muris and Senay Sokullu)
  • Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of a Potential Hazard Model
  • Identification of a Duration Model with Time Deformed Unobserved Heterogeneity
  • A Duration Model with Dynamic Unobserved Heterogeneity. |Paper| TSE working paper 11-262.


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