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Estimation of average treatment effects based on propensity scores

Sascha Becker () and Andrea Ichino

Stata Journal, 2002, vol. 2, issue 4, 358-377

Abstract: In this paper, we give a short overview of some propensity score matching estimators suggested in the evaluation literature, and we provide a set of Stata programs,which we illustrate using the National Supported Work (NSW) demonstration widely known in labor economics. Copyright 2002 by Stata Corporation.

Keywords: propensity score; matching; average treatment effect; evaluation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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