I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University. My research interests are in theoretical and applied econometrics, in particular in methods for panel data.

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Contact Information

email: cmuris@sfu.ca
web: [home] /// [google scholar]
cv: [pdf]

Department of Economics, WMC 3639
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
phone: +1-778-782-9395

Working papers

  1. Covariate selection and model averaging in semiparametric estimation of treatment effects (with Toru Kitagawa).
  2. Efficient GMM estimation with a general missing data pattern.
  3. Estimation in the fixed effects ordered logit model.
    • Empirical illustration, Stata [do]
    • Simulations, Stata [do]
  4. Expected utility and catastrophic risk (with Masako Ikefuji, Roger Laeven and Jan Magnus).
  5. Income inequality and carbon emissions (with Nicole Grunewald, Stephan Klasen, and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso).
    • CRC Discussion Paper 92: [pdf]

Publications

  1. Do Climate Variations Explain Bilateral Migration? A Gravity Model Analysis (2015, with Andreas Backhaus and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso), IZA Journal of Migration, 3:26. [pdf]
  2. Pareto utility (2013, with Masako Ikefuji, Roger Laeven and Jan Magnus), Theory and Decision, 75, 43-57. [doi]
  3. Statistical climate-change scenarios (2013, with Jan Magnus, Bertrand Melenberg and Martin Wild), Journal of Environmental Statistics, 5 (4), 1-18. [@jenv]
  4. Global warming and local dimming: the statistical evidence: Rejoinder (2011, with Jan Magnus and Bertrand Melenberg), Journal of the American Statistical Association, 106, 467-468. [doi]
  5. Global warming and local dimming: the statistical evidence (2011, with Jan Magnus and Bertrand Melenberg), Journal of the American Statistical Association, 106, 452-464. [doi] [slides]
  6. Specification of variance matrices for panel data models (2010, with Jan Magnus), Econometric Theory, 26, 301-310. [doi]
  7. Panel data econometrics and climate change (2011), CentER Dissertation Series No. 280. [pdf]