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dc.contributor.authorHeckman, James Josephen_US
dc.contributor.authorNavarro-Lozano, Salvadoren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:22:14Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:22:14Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21419-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates four topics. (1) It examines the different roles played by the propensity score (probability of selection) in matching, instrumental variable and control functions methods. (2) It contrasts the roles of exclusion restrictions in matching and selection models. (3) It characterizes the sensitivity of matching to the choice of conditioning variables and demonstrates the greater robustness of control function methods to misspecification of the conditioning variables. (4) It demonstrates the problem of choosing the conditioning variables in matching and the failure of conventional model selection criteria when candidate conditioning variables are not exogenous.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 768en_US
dc.subject.jelC31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmatchingen_US
dc.subject.keywordcontrol functionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordinstrumental variablesen_US
dc.subject.keyworddiscrete choiceen_US
dc.subject.keywordidentificationen_US
dc.subject.stwSch├Ątztheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwStatistische Methodeen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspolitische Wirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwVerhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleUsing Matching, Instrumental Variables and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Modelsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn363011838en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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