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SYNTH: Stata module to implement Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies

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  • Alberto Abadie

    (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)

  • Alexis Diamond

    (IFC)

  • Jens Hainmueller

    () (Stanford University)

Abstract

synth implements the synthetic control method for causal inference in comparative case studies as described in "Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies of Aggregate Interventions: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Programm. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 105(490): 493-505. 2010.

Suggested Citation

  • Alberto Abadie & Alexis Diamond & Jens Hainmueller, 2011. "SYNTH: Stata module to implement Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies," Statistical Software Components S457334, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 28 Jan 2014.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457334
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install synth". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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    File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/s/synth.ado
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