Todd E. Elder

Professor of Economics

110 Marshall-Adams Hall

East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 355-0353

Fax: (517) 432-1068

E-mail: telder@msu.edu

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Current Working Papers

 

Dickert-Conlin, Stacy, Elder, Todd, and Keith Teltser, 2017. “Allocating Scarce Organs: How a Change in Supply Affects Transplant Waiting Lists.” (Appendix available here.)

 

Elder, Todd, and Yuqing Zhou, 2017. “The Black-White Gap in Non-Cognitive Skills among Elementary School Children

 

Elder, Todd, David Figlio, Scott Imberman, and Claudia Persico, 2017. “The Role of Neonatal Health in Special Education Identification.”

 

Elder, Todd and Charles Moul, 2017. “Do Sex Ratios Affect Fertility Outcomes?”

 

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.)

 

  

Published Articles

Cohen-Zada, Danny, and Todd Elder, 2018.  “Religious Pluralism and the Transmission of Religious Values through EducationJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 150: 325-349.

 

Koh, Keumseok, Todd Elder, Sue Grady, Joe Darden, and Igor Vojnovic, forthcoming. “Explained and Unexplained Racial and Regional Inequality in Obesity Prevalence in the United StatesEthnicity and Health.

 

Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris and Steven Haider, 2016. “Racial and Ethnic Infant Mortality Gaps and the Role of Socio-economic StatusLabour Economics, 43, 42-54.

 

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 SchoolsJournal 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, 1983-2004American Journal of Public Health, 104(S1), S105-S111.

 

Elder, Todd, 2013. “The Predictive Validity of Subjective Mortality Expectations: Evidence from the Health and Retirement StudyDemography, 50(2), 569-589.

 

Dickert-Conlin, Stacy, Todd Elder, and Brian Moore, 2011. “Donorcyles: 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 GapThe 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 BirthJournal of Health Economics, 29(5): 641-656.

 

Dickert-Conlin, Stacy, and Todd Elder, 2010. “Suburban Legend: School Cutoff Dates and the Timing of BirthsEconomics of Education Review, 29(5): 826-841.

 

Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, and Steven Haider, 2010. “Unexplained Gaps and Oaxaca-Blinder DecompositionsLabour 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 PeersJournal of Human Resources, 44(3): 641-683.

 

Cohen-Zada, Danny, and Todd Elder, 2009. “Historical Religious Concentrations and the Effects of Catholic SchoolingJournal 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 CatheterizationAmerican 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 ElderlyResearch 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 SchoolsJournal 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 SchoolingJournal of Human Resources, 40(4): 791-821.

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