Design of Observational Studies

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1212-1 (Print) 978-1-4419-1213-8 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Beginnings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Dilemmas and Craftsmanship

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      Pages 21-63

      Causal Inference in Randomized Experiments

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      Pages 65-94

      Two Simple Models for Observational Studies

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      Pages 95-112

      Competing Theories Structure Design

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      Pages 113-145

      Opportunities, Devices, and Instruments

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      Pages 147-149

      Transparency

  3. Matching

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-161

      A Matched Observational Study

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      Pages 163-186

      Basic Tools of Multivariate Matching

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      Pages 187-195

      Various Practical Issues in Matching

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      Pages 197-205

      Fine Balance

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      Pages 207-221

      Matching Without Groups

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      Pages 223-235

      Risk-Set Matching

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      Pages 237-253

      Matching in R

  4. Design Sensitivity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

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      Pages 257-274

      The Power of a Sensitivity Analysis and Its Limit

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      Pages 275-285

      Heterogeneity and Causality

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      Pages 287-298

      Uncommon but Dramatic Responses to Treatment

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      Pages 299-311

      Anticipated Patterns of Response

  5. Planning Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 313-313

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      Pages 315-326

      After Matching, Before Analysis

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      Pages 327-351

      Planning the Analysis

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 1-32