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MTEMORE: Stata module to compute Marginal Treatment Effects (MTE) With a Binary Instrument


  • Amanda Kowalski

    () (University of Michigan)

  • Yen Tran

    () (Yale University)

  • Ljubica Ristovska

    () (NBER)

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mtemore is the old version of the command mtebinary. mtemore was designed to produce results from Kowalski (NBER 22363, 2016), and mtebinary was designed to produce results from Kowalski (NBER 24647, 2018). mtemore estimates the marginal treatment effect (MTE) function using a binary instrument and a binary endogenous variable. The MTE is defined as the difference between the potential treated outcome and the potential untreated outcome for an individual for whom the net benefit of treatment equals the cost of treatment, i.e., an individual marginal to selecting into treatment.

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  • Amanda Kowalski & Yen Tran & Ljubica Ristovska, 2018. "MTEMORE: Stata module to compute Marginal Treatment Effects (MTE) With a Binary Instrument," Statistical Software Components S458503, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s458503
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install mtemore". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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