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 Professor, Population Studies Center.
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, ISR.
Professor, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
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.
Levy, Helen, Edward Norton, and Jeffrey A. Smith. Forthcoming. "Tobacco Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: How Should We Value Foregone Consumer Surplus?" American Journal of Health Economics. Abstract.
Wiske Dillon, E., and Jeffrey A. Smith. Forthcoming. "Determinants of the Match Between Student Ability and College Quality." Journal of Labor Economics.
Hirth, Richard A., Sebastian Calónico, Teresa B. Gibson, Helen Levy, Jeffrey A. Smith, and Anup Das. 2016. "Long-Term Health Spending Persistence among the Privately Insured in the US." Fiscal Studies, 37(3-4): 749-783. DOI. Abstract.
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.
Campolieti, Michele, Morley KL Gunderson, and Jeffrey A. Smith. 2014. "The effect of vocational rehabilitation on the employment outcomes of disability insurance beneficiaries: new evidence from Canada." IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 3: 10. DOI. Abstract.