Data Science | Big Data | Quantiles | Bayesian Nonparametrics | Random Matrices | Choice Modeling
  1. “Deep Autoencoder for Pattern Identification in High-Dimensional Consumer Purchase Data”, with A. Parret and Y. Xue, working paper, 2017.
  2. “Improving Convergence in the Bayesian Mixed Logit Choice Model”, with J. Hausman and Y. Xue, working paper, 2017.
  3. “A Bayesian Semi-parametric Mixed Model for Choice in High-Dimensions”, with Y. Xue, working paper, 2017.
  4. “Sparsity-Based Estimation of a Panel Quantile Count Data Model with Applications to Big Data, with C. Lamarche, working paper, 2017.
  5. “Common Correlated Effects Estimation of Heterogeneous Dynamic Panel Quantile Regression Models”, with C. Lamarche and H. Pesaran, submitted, 2017.
  6. “Attrition Bias in Big Data and Panel Quantiles: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment”, with C. Lamarche, submitted, 2017.
  7. “Penalized Quantile Regression with Semiparametric Correlated Effects: An Application with Heterogeneous Preferences", with C. Lamarche, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 32(2), 342-358. [code]
  8. “Estimation of a Factor-Augmented Panel Data Model through Instrumental Variables”, with C. Lamarche, and C. Muris, working paper, 2016.
  9. “Scalable Bayesian Non-Negative Tensor Factorization for Massive Count Data”, with C. Hu, P. Rai, C. Chen and L. Carin, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Vol. 9285, 2015. 2015.
  10. “Scalable Probabilistic Tensor Factorization for Binary and Count Data”, with P. Rai, C. Hu and L. Carin, Proceedings European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML), 2015.
  11. “Finite Sample Bias Corrections for IV Estimation with Weak and Many Instruments”, with J. Hausman, and C. Palmer, Advances in Econometrics, 2015.
  12. “Strong Limit of the Extreme Eigenvalues of a Symmetrized Auto-Cross Covariance Matrix”, with C. Wang, B. Jin, Z. D. Bai, and K. Nair, Annals of Applied Probability, 2015, 25(6), 3624-3683.
  13. “A Bayesian Semi-Parametric Competing Risk Model with Unobserved Heterogeneity", with M. Burda and J. Hausman, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2014.
  14. “Estimating the Number of Factors in Large Dimensional Factor Models”, working paper, 2014.
  15. “Limiting Spectral Distribution of a Symmetrized Auto-Cross Covariance Matrix", with B. Jin, C. Wang, Z. D. Bai and K. Nair, Annals of Applied Probability, 2014, 24(3), 1199-1225.
  16. “Estimating and Testing a Quantile Regression Model with Interactive Effects", with C. Lamarche, Journal of Econometrics, 2014. [code]
  17. “Panel Probit with Flexible Correlated Effects: Quantifying Technology Spillovers in the Presence of Latent Heterogeneity", with M. Burda, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2012.
  18. “A Poisson Mixture Model of Discrete Choice", with M. Burda and J. Hausman, Journal of Econometrics, 2012.
  19. “Quantile Regression Estimation of Panel Duration Models with Censored Data", with C. Lamarche, Advances in Econometrics, 2012.
  20. “Least Squares Estimation of a Panel Data Model with Multifactor Error Structure and Endogenous Covariates", with C. Lamarche, Economics Letters, 2011.
  21. “Quantile Regression for Time-Series-Cross-Section Data", with M. Alexander and C. Lamarche, International Journal of Statistics and Management Science, 2011.
  22. “A Bayesian Mixed Logit Probit Model for Multinomial Choice", with M. Burda and J. Hausman, Journal of Econometrics, 147(2), 232-246, 2008.
  23. “A Quantile Regression Approach for Estimating Panel Data Models Using Instrumental Variables" with C. Lamarche, Economics Letters 104(3), 2009. [code]
  24. “Explaining the Single Factor Bias of Arbitrage Pricing Models in Finite Samples", Economics Letters 99(1), 2008
  25. “Using a Laplace Approximation to Estimate the Random Coefficients Logit Model by Non-linear Least Squares", with Jerry Hausman, International Economic Review 48(4), 2007.
  26. “Agreement beyond Polarization: Spectral Network Analysis of Congressional Roll Call Votes", working paper. Network Video


Health and Nutrition | Children | Obesity


  1. “The Sales Impact of Featuring Healthy Foods, Indulgent Foods, or Both: Findings from a Large-Scale Retail Field Study”, with G. Fitzsimons and P. Liu, submitted, 2017.
  2. “The Effect of Prices on Nutrition: Comparing the Impact of Product- and Nutrient-Specific Taxes”, with M. Lovenheim, Journal of Health Economics, 53, 53-71, 2017.
  3. “No Fat, No Sugar, No Salt ... No Problem? Prevalence of `Low-Content’ Nutrient Claims and Their Associations with the Nutritional Profile of Food and Beverage Purchases in the United States”, with L. Tailie, S. Ng, Y. Xue, and E. Busey, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 117(9), 1366-13674, 2017.
  4. “Deal or no deal? The prevalence and nutritional quality of price promotions among US food and beverage purchases”, with L. Tailie, S. Ng and Y. Xue, Appetite, 117, 365-372, 2017.
  5. “Does Breastfeeding Duration Decrease Childhood Obesity? An Instrumental Variables Analysis of Births in Oregon in 2009”, with S. Basu, M. Bartick, E. Rodriguez, J. White, Pediatric Obesity, 12(4), 304-311, 2017.
  6. “Time Preferences and Physical Activity: Insights from Behavioral Economics”, with K. Shuval, J. Drope, M. Stoklosa, A. Yaroch and M. Pachucki, Health Behavior and Policy Review 4(1):53-59, 2017.
  7. “Economic Preferences and Fast Food Consumption in US adults: Insights from Behavioral Economics”, with K. Shuval, M. Stoklosa, M. Pachucki, A. Yaroch, J. Drope, Preventive Medicine 93:204-210 2016.
  8. “The Effect of Statutory Rape Laws on Teen Birth Rates”, with Frakes,M., American Law and Economics Review, 2015.
  9. Within-Family Obesity Associations: Evaluation of Parent, Child, and Sibling Relationships”, with M. Lovenheim and M. Pachucki, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 47, Issue 4, 2014.
  10. “The Heterogeneous Geographic and Socioeconomic Incidence of Cigarette Taxes: Evidence from Nielsen HomeScan Data", with E. Leibtag and M. Lovenheim, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2012.
  11. “Quantifying the Impact of Economic Crises on Infant Mortality in Advanced Economies", Applied Economics, 2010.
  12. “The Deterrent Effect of Expansions in Death-Penalty Eligibility Criteria", with M. Frakes, American Law and Economics Review, 2009.
  13. “Endogenous and Schumpeterian Growth (Chapter 14)", with W. Carlin and D. Soskice, in Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies, OUP, 2006.
  14. “Exogenous Growth Theory (Chapter 13)", with W. Carlin and D. Soskice, in Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies, OUP, 2006.


Energy Environment
| Behavioral Nudges | Commodities


  1. “Penalized Forecasting in Panel Data Models: Predicting Household Electricity Demand from Smart Meter Data”, with C. Lamarche and H. Pesaran, working paper, 2017
  2. “Economic Benefits and Environmental Costs of Electricity Load Shifting”, with C. Lamarche, working paper, 2017.
  3. “Do Voluntary Carbon Offsets Induce Energy Rebound? A Conservationist’s Dilemma”, with D. Rapson, working paper, revised 2017.
  4. “Dynamic Pricing and Electricity Demand Response”, with S. Sexton, Annual Reviews of Resource Economics, forthcoming, 2017.
  5. “Empowering Consumers through Data and Smart Technology: Experimental Evidence on the Consequences of Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing Policies”, with C. Lamarche, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(4), 906-931.
  6. “Good Data Public Policies”, in The Future of Data-Driven Innovation, US Chamber of Commerce, 2014.
  7. “Goal Setting and Energy Conservation”, with A. Hsiaw, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014.
  8. “Environmental Justice: Evidence from Superfund Cleanup Durations”, with M. Burda, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014.
  9. Measurement & Verification for Behavioral Programs: Evaluating Programs That Have Gone Full-Scale”, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 2013. 3002001269.
  10. “Enforcing Regulation: The Impact of Violating Drinking Water Standards on Infant Health at Birth in the US”, M. Harding. Working paper, 2013.
  11. “Split Incentives in Residential Energy Consumption", with K. Gillingham and D. Rapson, Energy Journal, 33(2): 37-62, 2012. Contract Theory Appendix.
  12. “The Impact of High Frequency Arbitrageurs Upon Market Liquidity: Evidence from Exchange Outages", with P. Ma, working paper, 2010