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(Updated August 13, 2019)

office contact

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

current academic position

Assistant Professor, Princeton University Feb 2014–
Department of Economics Jul 2018–
Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School Feb 2014–Jun 2018

past appointments

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sep 2016–Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Associate, Cowles Foundation, Yale University Aug 2013–Jan 2014


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


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grants and awards

  • 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” $199,260, Sept 2016–Aug 2019 (co-pi: Tim Armstrong).

invited talks and conference presentations

2020 Scheduled: North American Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society
2019 Stanford, uc Irvine, uc Santa Barbara, Robustness in Economics and Econometrics Conference
Scheduled: 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


American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Review, American Economic Review: Insights, Biometrika, Econometric Reviews, Econometrica, Econometrics, Econometrics Journal, 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, Quantitative Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Statistics in Medicine, Social Science Research

Grant reviews: cerge-ei / Global Development Network, National Science Foundation.

committee work

  • Co-organizer of Greater New York Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium, December 2014, December 2018


  • Advanced Applied Econometrics, graduate (Princeton eco539b), Fall 2019

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

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

  • Advanced Econometrics, graduate (Princeton eco519): Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Fall 2014

  • Econometric Theory I, graduate (Princeton eco517): Fall 2018, Fall 2017

  • Quantitative Analysis for Policymakers, masters (Princeton wws507b): Fall 2017

  • New Econometric Methods, graduate (mit 14.386): Spring 2017

  • Statistical Method in Economics, graduate (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. us permanent resident.