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Propensity Score Matching: When Units Meet

  • Marco Percoco
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Regional Science book series (BRIEFSREGION)

Abstract

This chapter presents the semi-parametric technique of propensity score matching. The standard approach is briefly discussed with an example and extensions to the case of multi-valued treatment and Oaxaca-Blinder regressions are also presented.

Keywords

Propensity score Matching Heterogeneity Oaxaca-Blinder regressions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institutional Analysis and Public ManagementBocconi UniversityMilanItaly

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