Statalist


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

st: RE: Matching Estimator


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Matching Estimator
Date   Thu, 10 Dec 2009 15:04:30 -0000

No idea if it's what you're after but 

http://www.imstat.org/sts/future_papers.html

leads to a forthcoming paper in Statistical Science 

"Matching Methods for Causal Inference: A review and a look forward"

by Elizabeth Anne Stuart. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Erasmo Giambona

I am trying to use the Abadie/Imbens (2002) estimator that one can
obtain with "nnmatch". Can somebody provide some intuition on the
difference between Average Treatment Effect (ATE) and Average
Treatment Effect on the Threated? In prticular, what does it mean that
in the case of the ATE "all observations are matched to their nearest
m neighbors of the opposite treatment group" (from help nnmatch)? Why
would one want to match the firms in the control group?

Abadie, A. and G. Imbens. 2002. Simple and Bias-Corrected Matching
Estimators. Tech. rep., Department of Economics, UC Berkeley.
http://emlab.berkeley.edu/users/imbens/.

*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search
*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index