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Data vs. Methods: Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Alternative Sample Selection Corrections for Missing College Entrance Exam Score Data
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-06-07)
In 2007, Michigan began requiring all high school students to take the ACT college entrance exam. This natural experiment allows us to evaluate the performance of several parametric and semiparametric sample selection correction ...
A Theory of Subjective Learning
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2012-08-31)
We study an individual who faces a dynamic decision problem in which the process of information arrival is unobserved by the analyst. We derive two utility representations of preferences over menus of acts that capture the ...
Randomly Evolving Tastes and Delayed Commitment
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-06-09)
We consider a decision maker with randomly evolving tastes who faces dynamic decision situations that involve intertemporal tradeoffs, such as those in consumption savings problems. We axiomatize a recursive representation ...