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

Department of Economics, WMC 3639
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
phone: +1-778-782-9395
email: cmuris@sfu.ca


Teaching: [333] [435] [839]

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.
    • Slides: [pdf]
    • Empirical illustration, Stata [do]
    • Simulations, Stata [do]
  4. Estimation of a factor-augmented panel data model through instrumental variables (with Matthew Harding and Carlos Lamarche).
    • Paper: [pdf]
    • Code: available upon request
  5. Expected utility and catastrophic risk (with Masako Ikefuji, Roger Laeven and Jan Magnus).
  6. The trade-off between income inequality and carbon dioxide emissions (with Nicole Grunewald, Stephan Klasen, and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso).

Publications

  1. Expected utility and catastrophic consumption risk (2015, with Masako Ikefuji, Roger Laeven and Jan Magnus), Insurance: Mathematics and Economics}, 64, 306-312. [doi]
  2. Do climate variations explain bilateral migration? A gravity model analysis (2015, with Andreas Backhaus and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso), IZA Journal of Migration, 4:3. [@izajom]
  3. Pareto utility (2013, with Masako Ikefuji, Roger Laeven and Jan Magnus), Theory and Decision, 75, 43-57. [doi]
  4. Statistical climate-change scenarios (2013, with Jan Magnus, Bertrand Melenberg and Martin Wild), Journal of Environmental Statistics, 5 (4), 1-18. [@jenv]
  5. 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]
  6. 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]
  7. Specification of variance matrices for panel data models (2010, with Jan Magnus), Econometric Theory, 26, 301-310. [doi]
  8. Panel data econometrics and climate change (2011), CentER Dissertation Series No. 280. [pdf]