Todd E. Elder

Associate 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

 

Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, and Steven Haider, 2013.  “Isolating the Role of Individual Covariates in Reweighting Estimation

 

Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, and Steven Haider, 2013.  “Racial and Ethnic Infant Mortality Gaps and the Role of SES

 

Altonji, Joseph, Timothy Conley, Todd Elder, and Christopher Taber, 2013. “Methods for Using Selection on Observed Variables to Address Selection on Unobserved Variables (Appendix available here)

Cohen-Zada, Danny, and Todd Elder, 2014.  “Religious Pluralism and Religious Transmission Through Education

 

Published Articles

Elder, Todd and Christopher Jepsen, 2013.  “Are Catholic Primary Schools More Effective than Public Primary SchoolsJournal of Urban Economics, forthcoming.

Elder, Todd, John Goddeeris, and Steven Haider, forthcoming.  “The Changing Character of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap, 1983-2004.” American Journal of Public Health.

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. “Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ DonorsJournal 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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