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Maxwell School
Maxwell / Center for Policy Research

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes 

Professor of Economics and Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar

Selected Papers

“Going Beyond LATE: Bounding Average Treatment Effects of Job Corps Training” (with X. Chen and C.A. Flores). Forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources.    

“The Effect of Degree Attainment on Crime: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment." V. Amin, C.A. Flores, and D.J. Parisian, Economics of Education Review, Vol. 54 (2016), pp. 259-273.

“A Spatial Model of School District Open Enrollment Choice." D. Brasington and L. Guci, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 56 (2016), pp. 1-18.

“Partial Identification of Local Average Treatment Effects with an Invalid Instrument." C.A. Flores, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 31, No. 4 (October, 2013), pp. 534-545.

“The Effects of Job Corps Training on Wages of Adolescents and Young Adults.” G. Blanco and C.A. Flores, American Economic Review (P&P), Vol. 103, No. 3 (Ma,y 2013), pp. 418-22.

“Bounds on the Quantile Treatment Effects of Job Corps on Wages." G. Blanco and C.A. Flores, Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 48, No. 3 (2013),  pp. 659-701.

“Estimation of Sample Selection Models with Spatial Dependence." K. Schnier, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 27, No 2 (March, 2012), pp. 173–204.

“Estimating the Effects of Length of Exposure to Instruction in a Training Program: The Case of Job Corps." C.A. Flores, A. Gonzalez and T. Neumann, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 94, No. 1 (February, 2012), pp. 153–171.

“Learning but not Earning? The Impact of Job Corps Training for Hispanic Youths." A. Gonzalez and T. Neumann, Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, No. 3 (July, 2010), pp. 651-667.

“Interpreting Degree Effects in the Returns to Education." A. Light, Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 45, No. 2 (Spring, 2010), pp. 439-467.

“Finite Sample Evidence of IV Estimators Under Weak Instruments.” Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 22, No. 3 (April, 2007), pp. 677-694.