Monday, Oct 20
No brown bag this week
Evaluating Participant Self-Evaluation (Upjohn Inst.)
New Evidence on the Persistence of High Health Spending (U. S. Department of Health and Human Services - Agency for Health Care Research and Quality)
Professor, Economics Department.
Ph.D., Unviersity of Chicago
Smith's areas of research are labor economics and applied econometrics. His research centers on methods for the evaluation of social programs such as job training for the disadvantaged. He has also written papers examining the labor market effects of university quality and the use of statistical treatment rules to assign persons to government programs.
Millimet, D., Jeffrey A. Smith, and E. Vytlacil. 2008. Modelling and evaluating treatment effects in econometrics. Amsterdam: JAI.