Todd E. Elder
Associate Professor of Economics
110 Marshall-Adams Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-0353
Fax: (517) 432-1068
Current Working Papers
Cohen-Zada, Danny, and Todd Elder, 2016. “Religious Pluralism and Religious Transmission Through Education.”
Altonji, Joseph, Timothy Conley, Todd Elder, and Christopher Taber, 2016. “Methods for Using Selection on Observed Variables to Address Selection on Unobserved Variables.” (Appendix available here)
Dickert-Conlin, Stacy, Elder, Todd, and Keith Teltser, 2016. “Allocating Scarce Organs: How a Change in Supply Affects Transplant Waiting Lists”
Elder, Todd, and Yuqing Zhou, 2016. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Non-Cognitive Skills”
Elder, Todd, Charles Moul, and Jacob del Valle, 2016. “Do Sex Ratios Affect Fertility Outcomes?”
Elder, Todd, David Figlio, Scott Imberman, and Claudia Persico, 2016. “An Exploration of Economic and Racial Gaps in Special Education Identification”
Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris and Steven Haider, forthcoming. “Racial and Ethnic Infant Mortality Gaps and the Role of Socio-economic Status,” Labour Economics.
Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris and Steven Haider, 2015. “Isolating the Role of Individual Covariates in Reweighting Estimation,” Journal of Applied Econometrics, 30(7), 1169-1191.
Elder, Todd and Christopher Jepsen, 2014. “Are Catholic Primary Schools More Effective than Public Primary Schools?” Journal of Urban Economics, 80(2), 28-38.
Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, Steven Haider, and Nigel Paneth, 2014. “The Changing Character of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap, 1983-2004,” American Journal of Public Health, 104(S1), S105-S111.
Elder, Todd, 2013. “The Predictive Validity of Subjective Mortality Expectations: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study.” Demography, 50(2), 569-589.
Dickert-Conlin, Stacy, Todd Elder, and Brian Moore, 2011. “Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ Donors.” Journal of Law and Economics, 54(4): 907-935.
Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, and Steven Haider, 2011. “A Deadly Disparity: A Unified Assessment of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 11(1) (Contributions): Article 33.
Elder, Todd, 2010. “The Importance of Relative Standards in ADHD Diagnoses: Evidence Based on a Child’s Date of Birth,” Journal of Health Economics, 29(5): 641-656.
Dickert-Conlin, Stacy, and Todd Elder, 2010. “Suburban Legend: School Cutoff Dates and the Timing of Births,” Economics of Education Review, 29(5): 826-841.
Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, and Steven Haider, 2010. “Unexplained Gaps and Oaxaca-Blinder Decompositions,” Labour Economics, 17(1): 284-290.
Elder, Todd, and Darren Lubotsky, 2009. “Kindergarten Entrance Age and Children’s Achievement: Impacts of State Policies, Family Background, and Peers,” Journal of Human Resources, 44(3): 641-683.
Cohen-Zada, Danny, and Todd Elder, 2009. “Historical Religious Concentrations and the Effects of Catholic Schooling,” Journal of Urban Economics, 66(1): 65-74.
Altonji, Joseph, Todd Elder, and Christopher Taber, 2008. “Using Selection on Observed Variables to Assess Bias from Unobservables When Evaluating Swan-Ganz Catheterization,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 98(2): 345-50.
Elder, Todd, and Elizabeth Powers, 2006. “The Incredible Shrinking Program: Trends in SSI Participation of the Elderly,” Research on Aging, 28(3): 341-358.
Altonji, Joseph, Todd Elder, and Christopher Taber, 2005. “Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools,” Journal of Political Economy, 113(1): 151-184.
Altonji, Joseph, Todd Elder, and Christopher Taber, 2005. “An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schooling,” Journal of Human Resources, 40(4): 791-821.