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RE: st: Exact Matching


From   Alexander James <alexandre_lille-paris@hotmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Exact Matching
Date   Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:56:30 -0300

Thanks David! I will check this command carefully, apparently it fits well my needs.

Best,

Alexander
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> Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 07:19:50 -0700
> From: kantor.d@att.net
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: Exact Matching
>
> Hi.
> check mahapick from SSC. Use the -matchon- option.
> HTH
> --david
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>
> ---Original Message---
> From: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Sent: 4/10/2013 8:58 am
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Exact Matching
>
> Dear Statalist members,
>
> I am trying to run a coarsened exact matching to create comparable pair of individuals within my sample.
> In summary, I need to match an employees that leaves a firm with another employees within the same firm on several characteristics. So, the treatment is leaving the firm or not (0 or 1).
>
> I am trying to performe the matching in the following way:
>
> cem firm_id(#0) experience(#5) salary(#5), treatment(leave)
>
> I am trying to first coarse the matching only within the individuals that belong to the same firm (have the same firm_id). However, After the matching I observe that although most of the control group that was generated (matched) belongs to the same firm, some observations do not.
>
> Would someone have a suggestion on how I could set the program to first perform an exact matching on firm_id and then match on the addition characteristics?
>
> Best,
>
> Alexander
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