Sebastian  Calonico

Sebastian Calonico

Assistant Professor, Economics

Research Interests

Applied microeconometrics; and robust nonparametric estimation and inference

Featured Publications

  • On the Effect of Bias Estimation on Coverage Accuracy in Nonparametric Inference, with Matias Cattaneo and Max Farrell. 

    Coverage Error Optimal Confidence Intervals for Regression Discontinuity Designs, with Matias Cattaneo and Max Farrell.

    Regression Discontinuity Designs using Covariates, with Matias Cattaneo, Max Farrell and Rocio Titiunik. 

    Evaluating the Effects of Lengths of Participation in the Workforce Investment Act Adult Program via Decomposition Analysis, with Ying-Ying Lee and Wallice Ao. 

    The Women of the National Supported Work Demonstration, with Jeffrey Smith.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2014 - Present


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2014
  • M.A., Statistics, University of Michigan, 2012
  • M.A., Economics, Torcuato Di Tella University, 2005
  • B.A., Economics, University of Buenos Aires, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Gosnell Prize for best work in methodology presented at any political science conference during the preceding year, Society for Political Methodology, American Political Science Association, 2015
  • Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2013
  • Rackham Conference Travel Grant, University of Michigan, 2007 - 2009
  • Regents Fellowship. Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, 2007
  • Academic Club Award for Best M.A. Thesis, University of St. Gallen, 2007
Sebastian  Calonico


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