Training Program in Causal Inference in Education Policy Research at the University of Michigan (Education, U.S. Department of )
Evaluating Participant Self-Evaluation (Upjohn Inst.)
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
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.
Hirth, R., T. Gibson, Helen Levy, Jeffrey A. Smith, S. Calónico, and A. Das. 2015. "New Evidence on the Persistence of Health Spending." Medical Care Research and Review, 72(3): 277-297. PMCID: PMC4451953. DOI. Abstract.