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Econometric Mediation Analyses: Identifying the Sources of Treatment Effects from Experimentally Estimated Production Technologies with Unmeasured and Mismeasured Inputs

James Heckman and Rodrigo Pinto

No 2013-006, Working Papers from Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group

Abstract: This paper presents an econometric mediation analysis. It considers identification of production functions and the sources of output effects (treatment effects) from experimental interventions when some inputs are mismeasured and others are entirely omitted.

Keywords: Production Function; Mediation Analysis; Measurement Error; Missing Inputs (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D24 C21 C43 C38 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ecm, nep-eff and nep-exp
Date: 2013-08
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