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 in Satellite Data on Deforestation,” with Jennifer Alix-Garcia

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

“Partisan Political Mortality Cycles” with Travis Whitacre. 

“COVID-19 Severity: A New Approach to Quantifying Global Cases and Deaths,” with Christopher Parmeter

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

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