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Estimation of average treatment effects based on propensity scores

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  • Sascha O. Becker

    (University of Munich)

  • Andrea Ichino

    (European University Institute)

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In this paper, we give a short overview of some propensity score matching estimators suggested in the evaluation literature, and we provide a set of Stata programs,which we illustrate using the National Supported Work (NSW) demonstration widely known in labor economics. Copyright 2002 by Stata Corporation.

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Volume (Year): 2 (2002)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 358-377

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Handle: RePEc:tsj:stataj:v:2:y:2002:i:4:p:358-377

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Keywords: propensity score; matching; average treatment effect; evaluation;

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  1. LaLonde, Robert J, 1986. "Evaluating the Econometric Evaluations of Training Programs with Experimental Data," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 76(4), pages 604-20, September.
  2. A. Smith, Jeffrey & E. Todd, Petra, 2005. "Does matching overcome LaLonde's critique of nonexperimental estimators?," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 125(1-2), pages 305-353.
  3. Rajeev H. Dehejia & Sadek Wahba, 1998. "Causal Effects in Non-Experimental Studies: Re-Evaluating the Evaluation of Training Programs," NBER Working Papers 6586, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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