Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2011
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Empirical Microeconomics, Structural Estimation, Public Economics, Empirical Contracts, Economics of Education, and Health Economics
Public Economics, Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Economics of Education
Mehta, Nirav. “Measuring Quality for Use in Incentive Schemes: The Case of ‘Shrinkage’ Estimators,” forthcoming, Quantitative Economics.
Mehta, Nirav. “The Potential Output Gains from Using Optimal Teacher Incentives: An Illustrative Calibration of a Hidden Action Model,” forthcoming, Economics of Education Review.
"Ability Tracking, School and Parental Effort, and Student Achievement: A Structural Model and Estimation," forthcoming, Journal of Labor Economics (with C. Fu).
"An Economic Approach to Generalizing Findings from Regression-Discontinuity Designs," forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources.
"Competition in Public School Districts: Charter School Entry, Student Sorting, and School Input Determination," International Economic Review 58(4): 1089-1116 (2017).