Lukas Laffers

Associate Professor Lukas Laffers

Labour Economics Econometrics

Lukas Laffers is a researcher at the Department of Mathematics at Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia.

He received his PhD degree in Economics in 2014 from NHH Norwegian School of Economics, under the supervision of Gernot Doppelhofer. He was a visiting PhD scholar at the University of Cambridge and holds a master degree in Mathematics of Economics and Finance from Comenius University in Bratislava.

His current research interests lie mainly within the areas of econometrics, partial identification, causal inference and labor economics. His research was published in Econometrics Journal, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Computational Economics or Economics Letters.

He taught courses on Econometrics (PhD), Numerical methods (PhD), Microeconomic theory, Probability theory, Regression methods and Statistics.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Bia, Michela; Huber, Martin; Laffers, Lukas Double Machine Learning for Sample Selection Models Journal of business & economic statistics; 2023
Laffers, Lukas A note on bounding average treatment effects Economics Letters Volume 120 (3); page 424 - 428; 2013
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