A Cautionary Note on the Use of Matching to Estimate Causal Effects: An Empirical Example Comparing Matching Estimates to an Experimental Benchmark

November 12, 2010

Kevin Arceneaux, Alan S. Gerber, and Donald P. Green, A Cautionary Note on the Use of Matching to Estimate Causal Effects: An Empirical Example Comparing Matching Estimates to an Experimental Benchmark, Sociological Methods & Research 2010 39: 256-282.

In recent years, social scientists have increasingly turned to matching as a method for drawing causal inferences from observational data. Matching compares those who receive a treatment to those with similar Read the rest of this entry »

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