The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean

This paper estimates intergenerational mobility in education using data from 91 censuses in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean spanning over half a century. It measures upward mobility as the likelihood that individuals will complete one …

Matching Patterns among Same-Sex and Different-Sex Couples in Latin America

Using microdata from the censuses of eight countries in Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay), this paper describes matching patterns by age, ethnicity, and education among same-sex and different-sex …

Jumping on the Bandwagon? Attendance Response to Recent Victories in the NBA

Draft coming soon.

Implementing Quantile Selection Models in Stata

This article describes qregsel, a Stata module to implement a copula-based sample selection correction for quantile regression recently proposed by Arellano and Bonhomme (2017).

Incumbency Advantage, Money, and Campaigns: A Note on Some Suggestive Evidence from Chile

I find a significant incumbency advantage in municipal elections only after the reform implemented in 2016.

kmr: A Command to Correct Survey Weights for Unit Nonresponse using Groups' Response Rates

How to estimate a micro compliance function using group's nonresponse rates in Stata.

Ex-Dividend Date Stock Behavior and the Clientele Effect: Evidence around a Tax Reduction

The divided tax reduction affected the price drop ratios, consistent with the clienele effect hypothesis.