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Sebastian  Calonico

Sebastian Calonico

Assistant Professor, Economics

(305) 284-1654
Jenkins 517L
scalonico@bus.miami.edu


Research Interests

  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Robust Non-parametric Estimation and Inference

Selected Publications

"Long-term Health Spending Persistence among the Privately Insured," with Richard Hirth, Teresa Gibson, Helen Levy and Jeffrey Smith, and Anup Das.
Fiscal Studies, forthcoming.

"Optimal Data-Driven Regression-Discontinuity Plots," with Matias Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik.
Journal of the American Statistical Association, 110(512): 1753-1769, 2015..

"rdrobust: An R Package for Robust Nonparametric Inference in Regression-Discontinuity Designs," with Matias Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik.
R Journal, 7(1): 38-51, 2015.

"New Evidence on the Persistence of Health Spending," with Richard Hirth, Teresa Gibson, Helen Levy, Jeffrey Smith, and Anup Das.
Medical Care Research and Review, 72(3): 277-297, 2015.

"Robust Nonparametric Confidence Intervals for Regression-Discontinuity Designs," with Matias Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik.
Econometrica, 82(6): 2295–2326, 2014.

"Robust Data-Driven Inference in the Regression-Discontinuity Design," with Matias Cattaneo and Rocio Titiunik.
The Stata Journal, 14(4): 909-946, 2014.


Honors and Awards

  • Gosnell Prize for best work in methodology presented at any political science conference during the preceding year, Society for Political Methodology, American Political Science Association., 2015

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Applied Econometrics, Department of Economics, University of Miami, Fall 2014
  • Probability and Statistics for Econometrics, Department of Economics, University of Miami, Fall 2014

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2014
  • M.A., Statistics, University of Michigan, 2012
  • M.A., Economics, Torcuato Di Tella University, 2005
  • B.A., Economics, University of Buenos Aires, 2002

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