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

Alberto Abadie (), Alexis Diamond () and Jens Hainmueller
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Alexis Diamond: IFC

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

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.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 9.2
Keywords: synthetic control; causal inference; comparative case studies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-10-06, Revised 2020-05-09
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install synth". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 (https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt). Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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