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Volume 2 Number 4: pp. 358-377

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Estimation of average treatment effects based on propensity scores

Sascha O. Becker
University of Munich
Andrea Ichino
Abstract.   In this paper, we give a short overview of some propensity score matching estimators suggested in the evaluation literature, and we provide a set of Stata programs, which we illustrate using the National Supported Work (NSW) demonstration widely known in labor economics.
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