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RE: st: Handbook on impact evaluation with Stata examples


From   DE SOUZA Eric <eric.de_souza@coleurope.eu>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Handbook on impact evaluation with Stata examples
Date   Sat, 2 Oct 2010 21:24:36 +0200

I haven't had time to go through the book, but one that I noticed straight away is on page 91 where under the heading "testing for weak instruments"  the test for overidentifying restrictions is given.

This made me wary.

Eric


Eric de Souza
College of Europe
Brugge (Bruges)
Belgium

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Friedrich Huebler
Sent: 01 October 2010 23:08
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Handbook on impact evaluation with Stata examples

Austin,

Could you give some examples of the "egregious errors" that you mentioned?

Thanks,

Friedrich

On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ronan--
> Interesting, indeed, and follows much the same structure as my 
> presentations on the subject.
> But unfortunately, the book is woefully incomplete and riddled with 
> egregious errors.
>
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Ronan Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie> wrote:
>> I thought I would draw attention to the publication of an interesting 
>> handbook on impact evaluation which includes fully-worked Stata exercises.
>> Although the exercises are more suited to someone with a basic 
>> knowledge of Stata, there is also a short introduction to Stata for the less familiar.
>>
>>
>> Handbook on impact evaluation : quantitative methods and practices
>>
>> Shahidur R. Khandker, Gayatri B. Koolwal, Hussain A. Samad 2010 The 
>> International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World 
>> Bank
>>
>> Available online PDF [262p.] at: http://bit.ly/b5x0b4
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