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Propensity Score Matching: A Note of Caution for Evaluators of Social Programs

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  • Peikes, Deborah N.
  • Moreno, Lorenzo
  • Orzol, Sean Michael

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  • Peikes, Deborah N. & Moreno, Lorenzo & Orzol, Sean Michael, 2008. "Propensity Score Matching: A Note of Caution for Evaluators of Social Programs," The American Statistician, American Statistical Association, vol. 62, pages 222-231, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:bes:amstat:v:62:y:2008:m:august:p:222-231
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