Working Papers and Pre-Prints

Varying impacts of letters of recommendation on college admissions:
Approximate balancing weights for subgroup effects in observational studies
Eli Ben-Michael, Avi Feller, and Jesse Rothstein
arXiv

Hospital Quality Risk Standardization via Approximate Balancing Weights
Luke Keele, Eli Ben-Michael, Avi Feller, Rachel Kelz, and Luke Miratrix
arXiv

Synthetic Controls and Weighted Event Studies with Staggered Adoption
Eli Ben-Michael, Avi Feller, and Jesse Rothstein
arXiv

The Augmented Synthetic Control Method
Eli Ben-Michael, Avi Feller, and Jesse Rothstein
arXiv

Publications

Layoffs and the mental health and safety of remaining workers:
a difference-in-differences analysis of the US aluminium industry
Holly Elser, Eli Ben-Michael, David Rehkopf, Sepideh Modrek, Ellen A Eisen, Mark R Cullen.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2019
article

Open Source Software

augsynth: R package for augmented synthetic controls and synthetic controls with staggered adoption
github

Presentations

Variation in impacts of letters of recommendation on college admissions decisions
Polmeth XXXVII
slides

Synthetic Controls and Weighted Event Studies with Staggered Adoption
Econometric Society World Congress 2020
slides

Joint Statistical Meetings 2020
SFASA Student Travel Award winner
slides

2019 Berkeley-Stanford Econometrics Jamboree
slides

Atlantic Causal Inference Conference 2019
Thomas Ten Have Award runner up
poster

Multi-level balancing weights for multi-site observational studies
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Spring 2019 Conference
slides

The Augmented Synthetic Control Method
2018 European Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society
slides

Matrix Constraints and Multi-Task Learning for Covariate Balance
UAI Causal Workshop 2018
slides

Atlantic Causal Inference Conference 2018
poster