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Seán M. Muller
(Sean M. Muller)

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First Name:Sean
Middle Name:M.
Last Name:Muller
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RePEc Short-ID:pmu390
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http://seanmuller.co.za
Terminal Degree:2014 School of Economics; Faculty of Commerce; University of Cape Town (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

(99%) College of Business and Economics
University of Johannesburg

Auckland Park, South Africa
http://www.uj.ac.za/ecofin
RePEc:edi:serauza (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU)
School of Economics
Faculty of Commerce
University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
http://www.saldru.uct.ac.za/
RePEc:edi:sauctza (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Muller, Sean, 2014. "Randomised trials for policy: a review of the external validity of treatment effects," SALDRU Working Papers 127, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Patrizio Piraino & Sean Muller & Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie, 2013. "The transmission of longevity across generations: The case of the settler Cape Colony," Working Papers 14/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Sean Muller, 2012. "Econometric methods and Reichenbach's principle," SALDRU Working Papers 85, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

Articles

  1. Muller, Seán M., 2021. "The dangers of performative scientism as the alternative to anti-scientific policymaking: A critical, preliminary assessment of South Africa’s Covid-19 response and its consequences," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 140(C).
  2. Muller, Seán M., 2020. "The implications of a fundamental contradiction in advocating randomized trials for policy," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 127(C).
  3. Muller, Seán M, 2017. "Academics as rent seekers: distorted incentives in higher education, with reference to the South African case," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 58-67.
  4. Seán M. Muller, 2015. "Causal Interaction and External Validity: Obstacles to the Policy Relevance of Randomized Evaluations," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 29(suppl_1), pages 217-225.
  5. Seán M. Muller, 2013. "Can the producers of policy analysis be trusted?," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(4-5), pages 697-700, December.
  6. Muller, Seán M., 2010. "Another problem in the estimation of intergenerational income mobility," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 108(3), pages 291-295, September.

Citations

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Blog mentions

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  1. Patrizio Piraino & Sean Muller & Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie, 2013. "The transmission of longevity across generations: The case of the settler Cape Colony," Working Papers 14/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Mentioned in:

    1. The apple and the tree
      by Johan Fourie in Johan Fourie's Blog on 2013-09-04 11:51:05
    2. #HEJC papers for October 2013
      by academichealtheconomists in The Academic Health Economists' Blog on 2013-10-01 04:30:26

Working papers

  1. Muller, Sean, 2014. "Randomised trials for policy: a review of the external validity of treatment effects," SALDRU Working Papers 127, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Ashis Das & Jed Friedman & Eeshani Kandpal, 2018. "Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery? Cautionary evidence from a malaria‐prevention program in India," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(1), pages 172-188, January.
    2. Muller, Seán M., 2020. "The implications of a fundamental contradiction in advocating randomized trials for policy," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 127(C).
    3. Ashley L. Buchanan & Michael G. Hudgens & Stephen R. Cole & Katie R. Mollan & Paul E. Sax & Eric S. Daar & Adaora A. Adimora & Joseph J. Eron & Michael J. Mugavero, 2018. "Generalizing evidence from randomized trials using inverse probability of sampling weights," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society, vol. 181(4), pages 1193-1209, October.
    4. Stephanie Rosch & Sharon Raszap Skorbiansky & Collin Weigel & Kent D. Messer & Daniel Hellerstein, 2021. "Barriers to Using Economic Experiments in Evidence‐Based Agricultural Policymaking," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 43(2), pages 531-555, June.

  2. Patrizio Piraino & Sean Muller & Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie, 2013. "The transmission of longevity across generations: The case of the settler Cape Colony," Working Papers 14/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Jeanne Cilliers & Johan Fourie, 2017. "Social mobility during South Africa’s industrial take-off," Working Papers 04/2017, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    2. Olivier Cabrignac & Arthur Charpentier & Ewen Gallic, 2020. "Modeling Joint Lives within Families," AMSE Working Papers 2021, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France.
    3. Björkegren, Evelina & Lindahl, Mikael & Palme, Mårten & Simeonova, Emilia, 2019. "Pre- and Post-Birth Components of Intergenerational Persistence in Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of Adoptees," Working Papers in Economics 770, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
    4. Olivier Cabrignac & Arthur Charpentier & Ewen Gallic, 2020. "Modeling Joint Lives within Families," Working Papers halshs-02871927, HAL.
    5. Martins, Igor & Cilliers, Jeanne & Fourie, Johan, 2019. "Legacies of Loss: The intergenerational outcomes of slaveholder compensation in the British Cape Colony," Lund Papers in Economic History 197, Lund University, Department of Economic History.
    6. Carsten Andersen, 2019. "Intergenerational Health Mobility: Evidence from Danish Registers," Economics Working Papers 2019-04, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.
    7. Meier zu Selhausen, Felix P. & van Leeuwen, Marco H.D. & Weisdorf, Jacob L., 2015. "Social Mobility among Christian Africans: Evidence from Ugandan Marriage Registers 1895-2011," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 239, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

Articles

  1. Muller, Seán M, 2017. "Academics as rent seekers: distorted incentives in higher education, with reference to the South African case," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 58-67.

    Cited by:

    1. Yaşar Tonta & Müge Akbulut, 2020. "Does monetary support increase citation impact of scholarly papers?," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 125(2), pages 1617-1641, November.
    2. Lašáková, Anna & Bajzíková, Ľubica & Dedze, Indra, 2017. "Barriers and drivers of innovation in higher education: Case study-based evidence across ten European universities," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 69-79.
    3. Jill Johnes, 2018. "University rankings: What do they really show?," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 115(1), pages 585-606, April.
    4. Buckley, Ralf, 2019. "Tourism publications as newly tradeable commodities: Academic performance, prestige, power, competition, constraints and consents," Annals of Tourism Research, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 121-133.

  2. Seán M. Muller, 2015. "Causal Interaction and External Validity: Obstacles to the Policy Relevance of Randomized Evaluations," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 29(suppl_1), pages 217-225.

    Cited by:

    1. Burt S. Barnow & Jeffrey Smith, 2015. "Employment and Training Programs," NBER Chapters, in: Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume 2, pages 127-234, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Muller, Seán M., 2021. "The dangers of performative scientism as the alternative to anti-scientific policymaking: A critical, preliminary assessment of South Africa’s Covid-19 response and its consequences," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 140(C).
    3. Kaiser, Tim & Menkhoff, Lukas, 2017. "Does Financial Education Impact Financial Literacy and Financial Behavior, and if so, When?," Rationality and Competition Discussion Paper Series 37, CRC TRR 190 Rationality and Competition.
    4. Angus Deaton & Nancy Cartwright, 2016. "Understanding and Misunderstanding Randomized Controlled Trials," Working Papers august_25.pdf, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies..
    5. Muller, Seán M., 2020. "The implications of a fundamental contradiction in advocating randomized trials for policy," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 127(C).
    6. Hoffmann, Nimi, 2020. "Involuntary experiments in former colonies: The case for a moratorium," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 127(C).
    7. Peters, Jörg & Langbein, Jörg & Roberts, Gareth, 2017. "Generalization in the Tropics: Development policy, randomized controlled trials, and external validity," Ruhr Economic Papers 716, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    8. Peters, Jörg & Langbein, Jörg & Roberts, Gareth, 2015. "Policy evaluation, randomized controlled trials, and external validity: A systematic review," Ruhr Economic Papers 589, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    9. Alejandro Noriega & Alex Pentland, 2020. "Representativity and Networked Interference in Data-Rich Field Experiments: A Large-Scale RCT in Rural Mexico," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 34(Supplemen), pages 35-39.
    10. Andor, Mark Andreas & Gerster, Andreas & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2017. "Social norms and energy conservation beyond the US," Ruhr Economic Papers 714, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    11. Jeffrey Smith & Arthur Sweetman, 2016. "Viewpoint: Estimating the causal effects of policies and programs," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 49(3), pages 871-905, August.
    12. Esterling, Kevin & Brady, David & Schwitzgebel, Eric, 2021. "The Necessity of Construct and External Validity for Generalized Causal Claims," OSF Preprints 2s8w5, Center for Open Science.
    13. Tim Kaiser & Lukas Menkhoff, 2018. "Active Learning Fosters Financial Behavior: Experimental Evidence," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1743, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

  3. Muller, Seán M., 2010. "Another problem in the estimation of intergenerational income mobility," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 108(3), pages 291-295, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Markus Jantti & Stephen P. Jenkins, 2014. "Income Mobility," Working Papers 319, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 4 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2013-09-06 2014-04-11
  2. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (2) 2013-09-06 2014-04-11
  3. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (2) 2013-09-06 2014-04-11
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2013-09-06 2014-04-11
  5. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-09-06
  6. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (1) 2012-07-14
  7. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2014-05-04
  8. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-04-11
  9. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2014-04-11
  10. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2013-09-06
  11. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2012-07-14

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