Education and Experience’s Impact on Wages: Heckman Correction for Non-Random Sampling

There are many problems in economics where a randomized control group cannot be constructed or a seemingly random assignment is fraught with biased introduced by the researcher. A famous example was the Truman vs. Dewey election poll conducted by Gallup Polls.  The poll showed that Dewey would win by a landslide, a statistically significant margin … More Education and Experience’s Impact on Wages: Heckman Correction for Non-Random Sampling

Who is More Likely to Get Called for a Job Interview – Lakisha or Emily?-: Quasi Experimental Design and Analysis

Discrimination in the labor force is a problem that economist are interested in and have done substantial research in.  The inefficiencies created by discriminating against prospective employees based on factors not related to productivity damages the very businesses who engaged in this practice.  Not to mention the undue burden of  longer unemployment, less offers for … More Who is More Likely to Get Called for a Job Interview – Lakisha or Emily?-: Quasi Experimental Design and Analysis