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Extremal Quantile Regressions for Selection Models and the Black-White Wage Gap
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-06-01)
We consider the estimation of a semiparametric location-scale model subject to endogenous selection, in the absence of an instrument or a large support regressor. Identification relies on the independence between the covariates ...
The Career Prospects of Overeducated Americans
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-05-01)
In this paper we analyze career dynamics for the large share of U.S. workers who have more schooling than their peers in the same occupation. We use data from the NLSY79 combined with the CPS to analyze transitions into ...
Endogenous Sources of Volatility in Housing Markets: The Joint Buyer-Seller Problem
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-12-05)
This paper presents new empirical evidence that internal movement - selling one home and buying another - by existing homeowners within a metropolitan housing market is especially volatile and the main driver of fluctuations ...