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Testing a conditional form of exogeneity

  • White, Halbert
  • Chalak, Karim

We give two new approaches to testing conditional exogeneity. This condition ensures unconfoundedness and identification of structural effects. Our approaches permit the presence of treatment effects under the null, thereby complementing methods of Rosenbaum (1987) and Heckman and Hotz (1989).

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 109 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
Pages: 88-90

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