Michael C. Knaus


See also my Google Scholar profile.


Double Machine Learning based Program Evaluation under Unconfoundedness” (R package, Replication Notebook, Preprint), forthcoming at The Econometrics Journal

“Heterogeneous Employment Effects of Job Search Programmes: A Machine Learning Approach”, with Michael Lechner and Anthony Strittmatter (Journal, Preprint), Journal of Human Resources, 57(2), 597-636, 2022

“A Double Machine Learning Approach to Estimate the Effects of Musical Practice on Student’s Skills” (Journal, Preprint, R package, Poster), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 184(1), 282-300, 2021

“Machine Learning Estimation of Heterogeneous Causal Effects: Empirical Monte Carlo Evidence”, with Michael Lechner and Anthony Strittmatter (Journal, Preprint, R package, Poster), The Econometrics Journal, 134-161, 2021

“For Better or Worse? - The Effects of Physical Education on Child Development”, with Michael Lechner and Anne K. Reimers (Journal, Preprint), Labour Economics, Labour Economics, 67, 101904, 2020

“Work Hour Mismatch and Job Mobility: Adjustment Channels and Resolution Rates”, with Steffen Otterbach (Journal, Preprint), Economic Inquiry, 57(1), 227-242, 2019

Working Papers

Effect or Treatment Heterogeneity? Policy Evaluation with Aggregated and Disaggregated Treatments”, with Phillip Heiler (R implementation, Replication Notebook 1, Replication Notebook 2)

Predicting Match Outcomes in Football by an Ordered Forest Estimator”, with Daniel Goller, Michael Lechner and Gabriel Okasa

How do Post-Earnings Announcements Sentiment Affect Firms’ Dynamics? New Evidence from Causal Machine Learning”, with Franscesco Audrino, Jonathan Chassot, Chen Huang, Michael Lechner and Juan-Pablo Ortega