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The Principles Underlying Evaluation Estimators with an Application to Matching

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This paper has two objectives. The first is to review the basic principles underlying the identification of conventional econometric evaluation estimators and their recent extensions. The second is to apply the analysis to make explicit the implicit assumptions used in the method of matching.

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  • James J. Heckman, 2008. "The Principles Underlying Evaluation Estimators with an Application to Matching," Annals of Economics and Statistics, GENES, issue 91-92, pages 9-73.
  • Handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:2008:i:91-92:p:9-73
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