Rusty Tchernis
Research Fellow

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Tchernis Rusty Tchernis is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His primary areas of research are Applied Econometrics, Health Economics, and Labor Economics. Within these fields he is interested in program evaluation, spatial econometrics, and Bayesian methods, as well as the economics of childhood obesity. His work has been published in variety of journals including Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, Journal of Human Resources and Review of Economic Studies. His research has been funded by various organizations, including the National Institutes of Health and the United States Department of Agriculture.

Prior to becoming a faculty member at the Andrew Young School, Rusty Tchernis was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Indiana University and a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10739  Charles Courtemanche
Rusty Tchernis
Xilin Zhou
Parental Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence Using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility
7657  Daniel L. Millimet
Rusty Tchernis
The Origins of Early Childhood Anthropometric Persistence
7631  Charles Courtemanche
Samir Soneji
Rusty Tchernis
Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings
7453  Daniel L. Millimet
Rusty Tchernis
Anthropometric Mobility During Childhood
(published as 'Persistence in Body Mass Index in a Recent Cohort of US Children' in: Economics an Human Biology, 2015, 17, 157-176)
5316  Manan Roy
Daniel L. Millimet
Rusty Tchernis
Federal Nutrition Programs and Childhood Obesity: Inside the Black Box
(published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2012, 10 (1), 1-38)
3664  Daniel L. Millimet
Rusty Tchernis
Muna Husain
School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity
(published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45 (3), 640-654)
3632  Daniel L. Millimet
Rusty Tchernis
Minimizing Bias in Selection on Observables Estimators When Unconfoundness Fails
(published as 'Estimation of Treatment Effects Without an Exclusion Restriction: with an Application to the Analysis of the School Breakfast Program' in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2013, 28 (6), 982-1017)
1521  Moshe Buchinsky
Denis Fougère
Francis Kramarz
Rusty Tchernis
Interfirm Mobility, Wages, and the Returns to Seniority and Experience in the U.S.
(published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2010, 77 (3), 972-1001)