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Re: st: Instrumental variables vs treatment effects model


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Instrumental variables vs treatment effects model
Date   Thu, 11 Mar 2010 15:10:15 -0500

Apostolos Ballas <aballas@aueb.gr> :
Same thing, in a sense, but treatment effects regression (-help
treatreg-) is for a single endogenous dummy, where if you make some
further assumptions you can get better efficiency than the traditional
IV approach. See also
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-05/msg01130.html

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 3:42 AM, Apostolos Ballas <aballas@aueb.gr> wrote:
> Could someone please explain the intuitive difference between these types of
> models (ie, instrumental variables and treatment effects)?
>
> Thanks a lot.
>
> Apostolos Ballas
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