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[No Photo] Dr Marcia SCHAFGANS
Associate Professor in Economics

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7487

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Research Interests:
  • Theoretical and applied microeconometrics
  • semiparametric and nonparametric estimation techniques
  • limited dependent variable models
  • sample selection models
  • development economics
  • spatial econometrics
STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Inference Without Smoothing for Large Panels with Cross- Sectional and Temporal Dependence
    Javier Hidalgo, Marcia M Schafgans, December 2017
    Paper No' EM 597: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Inference and Testing Breaks in Large Dynamic Panels with Strong Cross Sectional Dependence
    Javier Hidalgo, Marcia M Schafgans, April 2015
    Paper No' EM/2015/583: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Multiproduct Firms, Income Distribution, and Trade
    Marcia M Schafgans, Joachim Stibora, April 2014
    Paper No' EI 52: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Adapting Kernel Estimation to Uncertain Smoothness
    Yulia Kotlyarova, Marcia M Schafgans, Victoria Zinde-Walsh, April 2011
    Paper No' EM/2011/557: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Smoothness Adaptive Average Derivative Estimation
    Marcia M Schafgans, Victoria Zinde-Walshyz, August 2008
    Paper No' EM/2008/529: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Selectivity and the gender wage gap decomposition in the presence of a joint decision process
    Marcia M Schafgans, Morton  Stelcnery, December 2006
    Paper No' EM/2006/513: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • A method of moments estimator for semiparametric index models
    Bas Donkers, Marcia M Schafgans, July 2005
    Paper No' EM/2005/493: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • On Intercept Estimation in the Sample Selection Model
    Marcia M Schafgans, January 2000
    Paper No' EM/2000/380: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Semiparametric Estimation of a Sample Selection Model: A Simulation Study
    Marcia M Schafgans, March 1997
    Paper No' EM/1997/326: Read Abstract
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Gender Wage Differences in Malaysia: Parametric and Semiparametric Estimation
    Marcia M Schafgans, March 1997
    Paper No' EM/1997/325: Read Abstract
    Paper copy now out of print.