Daniel L. Millimet

I am the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor in the Department of Economics at SMU, a research fellow at IZA, a member of the HCEO Global Working Group, senior co-editor of Advances in Econometrics, and co-editor of Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. My research focuses on microeconometric methods, with applications spanning primarily labor, environmental, and health economics. I teach courses in labor economics and econometrics. 


Research Areas

  • Microeconometrics. 
  • Labor Markets.  
  • Environment.
  • Food Security.
  • Health.

Current Projects

“Remotely Incorrect? Accounting for Nonclassical Measurement Error in Satellite Data on Deforestation,” with Jennifer Alix-Garcia

“A Tale of Two Bankruptcies: Geographic Differences in Bankruptcy Chapter Choice,” with Nate Pattison

Partisan Mortality Cycles” with Travis Whitacre. 

“Measuring Economic Mobility in India Using Noisy Data: A Partial Identification Approach,” with Hao Li & Punarjit Roychowdhury.  

“Estimation of Food Security Dynamics in the Presence of Measurement Error,” with Ian McDonough

“Identification of State Dependence with Misclassified Variables with an Application to Food Insecurity,” with Timothy HallidayIan McDonough.

“The Measurement of Labor Market Dynamics with Misclassification,” with Hsin-Wei Chang. 

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” 
– Ralph Waldo Emerson