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 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