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(Updated January 15, 2024)

office contact

Department of Economics
278 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building
Princeton University
Princeton, nj 08544

current academic position

Professor, Princeton University, Department of Economics Jul 2020–

past appointments

Assistant Professor, Princeton University Feb 2014–Jun 2020
  Department of Economics Jul 2018–Jun 2020
  Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School Feb 2014–Jun 2018
Visiting Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics Sep 2016–Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University, Cowles Foundation Aug 2013–Jan 2014


Harvard University, Ph.D. in Economics 2008–13
Thesis Title: “Essays on Instrumental Variables”
Harvard University, A.M. in Economics May 2011
Trinity College Dublin, B.A. in Mathematics and Economics 2004–8
Double First Class Honours, Gold Medal


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honors and awards

  • Journal of Econometrics best associate editor award, 2023

  • nsf grant #ses-22049356: “Honest and Robust Inference with High Dimensional Data” Apr 2021–Mar 2024 (co-pi: Tim Armstrong).

  • Fellow of the Slovak Economic Association, 2020–

  • 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship

  • Graduate Economics Club recognition for outstanding teaching (2018, 2017)

  • nsf grant #ses-1628878: “Honest Inference and Efficiency Bounds for Nonparametric Regression and Approximate Moment Condition Models” Sept 2016–Aug 2019 (co-pi: Tim Armstrong).

professional activities

  • Board of Editors, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2022–

  • Associate Editor, Econometrica, 2022–

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics, 2022–

  • Associate Editor, The Econometrics Journal, 2021–

  • Associate Editor, Quantitative Economics, 2020–

  • Refereeing: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Review, American Economic Review: Insights, Annals of Applied Statistics, Biometrika, Demography, Econometric Reviews, Econometric Theory, Econometrica, Econometrics, Econometrics Journal, Economic Inquiry, Economics Letters, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Journal of Causal Inference, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Econometric Methods, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Metrika, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Social Science Research, Statistics in Medicine

  • Grant reviews: cerge-ei / Global Development Network, European Research Council, National Science Foundation

  • Conference organization:

    • Organizing Committee for Gary Chamberlain Online Seminar in Econometrics 2020–

    • Program Committee, Econometric Society 2020 World Congress

    • Co-organizer of Greater New York Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium, Oct 2022, Dec 2018, Dec 2014

    • Program Committee, International Association of Applied Econometrics conference, Montreal, Jun 2018

invited talks and conference presentations

2024 Scheduled: Tulane
2023 European Commission Joint Research Centre, Georgetown, lmu/tum Munich, lse, Mannheim/Bonn, uc Davis, ucl, U of Amsterdam, U Calgary, U Wisconsin-Madison, Warwick
2022 Brandeis, Brown, Harvard/mit, National Bank of Slovakia, Oxford, U Chicago, Stanford, Slovak Economic Association Meeting (keynote)
2021 Cambridge, crest/pse, cuhk, Duke, ucla, ucsd, U York, Yale (csap), Yale (Econ), North American Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, nber Summer institute (discussant)
2020 Princeton department seminar, ucl/cemmap public webinar, North American Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, Online causal inference seminar, Online causal inference seminar (discussant), nber Summer institute (discussant), Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting (discussant)
2019 Georgetown, Stanford, uc Irvine, uc Santa Barbara, Robustness in Economics and Econometrics Conference, European Meeting of the Econometric Society (invited session)
2018 Indiana U Bloomington, itam, Michigan State U, mit/Harvard, nyu, Rutgers, Syracuse U, U Chicago (qrm), U Maryland, U Wisconsin-Madison, birs Workshop on the Interface of Statistics and Machine Learning, Conference in honor of Gary Chamberlain, New Frontiers in Econometrics Conference (U Conn), European Meeting of the Econometric Society
2017 Carleton U, Columbia, Queen’s U (Kingston), ucla, ucsd, Vanderbilt, Villanova U, Greater NY Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium, sole Annual meeting, Joint Statistical Meetings (invited session)
2016 Boston College, Boston U, Harvard/mit (twice), North American Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, Greater NY Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium, North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, nber Summer institute (discussant), Inference in Nonstandard Problems conference, Interactions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconometrics conference
2015 Pennsylvania State U, U Chicago, unc Chapel Hill, North American Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society, World Congress of the Econometric Society, Inference in Non-standard Problems conference
2014 Columbia, Ohio State, Princeton, Trinity College Dublin, U Penn, U Wisconsin-Madison, First Warwick Econometrics workshop
2013 Brown, mit, Northwestern U, Prague/cerge-ei, Princeton, Toulouse School of Economics, ucl, U Maryland, U Michigan, U St. Gallen, Yale, ceme Stanford/ucla Conference
2012 uc Berkeley
2011 European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Harvard/mit


  • Advanced Applied Econometrics, second year PhD (Princeton eco539b): Spring 2024, Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Fall 2019

  • Econometrics: A Mathematical Approach, undergraduate (Princeton eco312): Spring 2024, Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2019, Spring 2019

  • Econometric Applications, undergraduate (Princeton eco313): Spring 2022, Spring 2019, Spring 2016, Spring 2015

  • Econometric Theory I, first year PhD (Princeton eco517): Fall 2021, Fall 2018, Fall 2017

  • Advanced Econometrics: Nonlinear Models, second year PhD (Princeton eco519): Spring 2020, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Fall 2014

  • Quantitative Analysis for Policymakers, Masters in Public Policy (Princeton wws507b): Fall 2017

  • New Econometric Methods, second year PhD (mit 14.386): Spring 2017

  • Statistical Method in Economics, first year PhD (mit 14.381): Fall 2016

  • Intermediate Statistics for Social Science, undergraduate (Princeton wws400): Spring 2016

  • Statistics for Social Science, undergraduate (Princeton wws200): Spring 2015, Spring 2014

personal information

Year of Birth: 1986. Citizenship: Slovakia and usa. 2 children (2023, 2020).