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Matthew A Masten, Assistant Professor

Matthew A Masten

Professor Masten's research focuses on econometrics and social interactions. He is currently working on models with high dimensional heterogeneity and simultaneity, with applications to social interactions and peer effects.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  202 Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1877
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.mattmasten.com

Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • ECON 953S.01, RSRCH SEM: MICROECONOMETRICS Synopsis
    Social Sciences 113, F 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
Education:

Ph.D.Northwestern University2013
Specialties:

Econometrics
Economics of Networks
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Microeconomics
Research Interests:

Professor Masten's research focuses on econometrics, social interactions, and decision making. He is currently working on models with high dimensional heterogeneity and simultaneity, with applications to social interactions and peer effects.

Areas of Interest:

Models with high dimensional heterogeneity
Econometrics of networks and social interactions
Statistical decision theory

Bio

Working Papers

  1. Matthew A Masten, Random coefficients on endogenous variables in simultaneous equations models, cemmap Working Papers (2015) [pdf]
  2. Masten, MA; Torgovitsky, A, Instrumental Variables Estimation of a Generalized Correlated Random Coefficients Model (October, 2013) [1310.6643v2]  [abs]
Recent Publications

  1. Masten, MA; Torgovitsky, A, Identification of Instrumental Variable Correlated Random Coefficients Models, Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 98 no. 5 (December, 2016), pp. 1001-1005 [doi]
  2. Masten, MA; Poirier, A, Partial Independence in Nonseparable Models (June, 2016)
  3. Chicu, M; Masten, MA, A specification test for discrete choice models, Economics Letters, vol. 121 no. 2 (November, 2013), pp. 336-339, ISSN 0165-1765 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Abito, JM; Borovickova, K; Golden, H; Goldin, J; Masten, MA; Morin, M; Poirier, A; Pons, V; Romem, I; Williams, T; Yoon, C, How Should the Graduate Economics Core be Changed?, The Journal of economic education, vol. 42 no. 4 (2011), pp. 414-417, ISSN 0022-0485 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]


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