Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125337
Authors: 
Siddique, Zahra
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2014 [Issue:] 110
Abstract: 
Randomized control trials (RCTs) have become increasingly important as an evidence-based method to evaluate interventions such as government programs and policy initiatives. Frequently, however, RCTs are characterized by "imperfect compliance," in that not all the subjects who are randomly assigned to take a treatment choose to do so. This could result in a failure to identify the treatment effect, or the impact of the treatment on the population. However, useful information on treatment effectiveness can still be recovered by estimating "bounds," or a range of values in which treatment effectiveness can lie.
Subjects: 
experiments
field experiments
treatment effects
bound analysis
JEL: 
C83
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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