Working Papers

"Open enrolment and student achievement," May 2017 (with Jane Friesen and Benjamin Cerf).

"Private schools and student achievement," March 2017 (with Ebrahim Azimi and Jane Friesen).

"Dynamically consistent noise infusion and partially synthetic data as confidentiality protection measures for related time-series," Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, Research Conference Papers, 2012 (with John Abowd, Kaj Gittings, Kevin McKinney, Bryce Stephens, and Lars Vilhuber).

"Does open enrolment increase sorting?" June 2011 (with Jane Friesen and Benjamin Cerf).



"Valuing productivity loss due to absenteeism: Firm-level evidence from a Canadian linked employer-employee survey," Health Economics Review 7:3, 2017 (with A. Anis, H. Sun, and W. Zhang).

"The economics of exogamous marriage in small-scale societies," Economic Inquiry 54(4), 2016: 1805-1823 (with Greg Dow and Clyde Reed).

"Illness related wage and productivity losses: Valuing ‘presenteeism’," Social Science & Medicine 147, 2015: 62-71 (with A. Anis, H. Sun, and W. Zhang).

"Match Effects," Research in Economics 69, 2015: 100-121.

"Expanding School Choice through Open Enrolment: Lessons from British Columbia" (with Jane Friesen and Benjamin Cerf), Commentary No. 418, C.D. Howe Institute, February 2015.

"How do School 'Report Cards' Affect School Choice Decisions?" Canadian Journal of Economics 45(2), 2012: 784-807 (with Jane Friesen, Mohsen Javdani, and Justin Smith). Online Appendix

"Heterogeneity and Learning in Labor Markets," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Advances): Vol. 10, Iss. 1 (2010), Article 85.

"Glass Ceilings or Glass Doors? Wage Disparity Within and Between Firms," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 28(1), 2010: 181-189 (with Krishna Pendakur).

"Distribution-Preserving Statistical Disclosure Limitation," Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 53(12), (2009): 4228-4242. (with Gary Benedetto).

The LEHD Infrastructure Files and the Creation of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators,” in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, T. Dunne, J. B. Jensen, M. J. Roberts (eds.), (Cambridge, MA: NBER, 2009): 149-236. (with Lars Vilhuber, Bruce E. Stephens, John M. Abowd, Fredrik Andersson, Kevin L. McKinney, and Marc Roemer)

"A Representation Index: Measuring the Representation of Minorities in the Income Distribution," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Advances): Vol. 8, Iss. 1 (2008), Article 44. (with Krishna Pendakur and Ravi Pendakur).

"Wage Differentials in the Presence of Unobserved Worker, Firm, and Match Heterogeneity," Labour Economics 15(4), (August 2008): 771-793.

"Econometric Analyses of Linked Employer-Employee Data," in The Econometrics of Panel Data: Fundamentals and Recent Developments in Theory and Practice (3rd ed.), L. Matyas and P. Syvestre (eds.), (Berlin: Springer, 2008), 729-762.(with John Abowd and Francis Kramarz).

"Multiply-Imputing Confidential Characteristics and File Links in Longitudinal Linked Data,” in Privacy in Statistical Databases, J. Domingo-Ferrer and V. Torra (eds.), (New York: Springer-Verlag, 2004), 290-297. (with John M. Abowd)

"Disclosure Limitation in Longitudinal Linked Data," in Confidentiality, Disclosure, and Data Access: Theory and Practical Applications for Statistical Agencies, P. Doyle, J. Lane, L. Zayatz, and J. Theeuwes (eds.), (Amsterdam: North Holland, 2001), 215-277. (with John Abowd)

"Leaping Nodes in a Single Bound: Supporting SAS MP CONNECT with Windows Advanced Server", October 2001. Presented at NESUG 2001. (with Carol Murphree and Janet Heslop)