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CTREATREG: Stata module for estimating dose-response models under exogenous and endogenous treatment

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This paper presents ctreatreg, a Stata module for estimating a dose-response function when: (i) treatment is continuous, (ii) individuals may react heterogeneously to observable confounders, and (iii) selection-into-treatment may be endogenous. Two estimation procedures are implemented: OLS under Conditional Mean Independence, and InstrumentalVariables (IV) under selection endogeneity. A Monte Carlo experiment to test the reliability of the proposed command is finally set out. Length: 25 pages

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  • Giovanni Cerulli, 2014. "CTREATREG: Stata module for estimating dose-response models under exogenous and endogenous treatment," CERIS Working Paper 201405, Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth - Moncalieri (TO) ITALY -NOW- Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth - Moncalieri (TO) ITALY.
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    Keywords

    Stata commands; treatment effects; dose-response function; continuous treatment; Monte Carlo; R&D support JEL Codes: C21; C87; D04;
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    JEL classification:

    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
    • C87 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Econometric Software
    • D04 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Policy: Formulation; Implementation; Evaluation

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