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dc.contributor.authorImbens, Guido W.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWooldridge, Jeffrey M.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-23en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:33:26Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:33:26Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20080820266en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35086-
dc.description.abstractMany empirical questions in economics and other social sciences depend on causal effects of programs or policies. In the last two decades much research has been done on the econometric and statistical analysis of the effects of such programs or treatments. This recent theoretical literature has built on, and combined features of, earlier work in both the statistics and econometrics literatures. It has by now reached a level of maturity that makes it an important tool in many areas of empirical research in economics, including labor economics, public finance, development economics, industrial organization and other areas of empirical micro-economics. In this review we discuss some of the recent developments. We focus primarily on practical issues for empirical researchers, as well as provide a historical overview of the area and give references to more technical research.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 3640en_US
dc.subject.jelC14en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordProgram evaluationen_US
dc.subject.keywordcausalityen_US
dc.subject.keywordunconfoundednessen_US
dc.subject.keywordRubin Causal Modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordpotential outcomesen_US
dc.subject.keywordinstrumental variablesen_US
dc.subject.stwKausalanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stw├ľkonometrieen_US
dc.titleRecent developments in the econometrics of program evaluationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn578090503en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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