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Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Impact Evaluation

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It is very important to know how much we can extrapolate from a study's results. This paper examines the issue using data from impact evaluations in development.

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  • Eva Vivalt, 2015. "Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Impact Evaluation," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(5), pages 467-470, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:105:y:2015:i:5:p:467-70
    Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.p20151015
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    1. Croke, Kevin & Hicks, Joan Hamory & Hsu, Eric & Kremer, Michael & Miguel, Edward, 2016. "Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-analysis, Cost-Effectiveness, and Statistical Power," CEPR Discussion Papers 11458, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Gerhardts, Ilka & Sunde, Uwe & Zierow, Larissa, 2016. "Denominational Schools and Returns to Education - Gender Socialization in Multigrade Classrooms?," Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145762, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    3. 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.

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    JEL classification:

    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models

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