Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects
By (author) Myoung-Jae Lee
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Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects by Myoung-Jae Lee
Book DescriptionIn many disciplines of science it is vital to know the effect of a 'treatment' on a response variable of interest; the effect being known as the 'treatment effect'. Here, the treatment can be a drug, an education program or an economic policy, and the response variable can be an illness, academic achievement or GDP. Once the effect is found, it is possible to intervene to adjust the treatment and attain a desired level of the response variable. A basic way to measure the treatment effect is to compare two groups, one of which received the treatment and the other did not. If the two groups are homogenous in all aspects other than their treatment status, then the difference between their response outcomes is the desired treatment effect. But if they differ in some aspects in addition to the treatment status, the difference in the response outcomes may be due to the combined influence of more than one factor. In non-experimental data where the treatment is not randomly assigned but self-selected, the subjects tend to differ in observed or unobserved characteristics. It is therefore imperative that the comparison be carried out with subjects similar in their characteristics. This book explains how this problem can be overcome so the attributable effect of the treatment can be found. This book brings to the fore recent advances in econometrics for treatment effects. The purpose of this book is to put together various economic treatments effect models in a coherent fashion, make it clear which can be parameters of interest, and show how they can be identified and estimated under weak assumptions. The emphasis throughout the book is on semi- and non-parametric estimation methods, but traditional parametric approaches are also discussed. This book is ideally suited to researchers and graduate students with a basic knowledge of econometrics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199267699
(233mm x 157mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This is one of the first books to provide a textbook exposition of the literature on how to measure accurately the 'effects' of a 'treatment', such as a drug, educational programme, or tax regime, on a response variable like an illness, GPA, or income. The book focuses on non-experimental, microeconometric estimation.
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Author Biography - Myoung-Jae Lee
Myoung-jae Lee, who is currently at Singapore Management University, has held regular positions at Pennsylvania State University, Tilburg University (the Netherlands), Tsukuba University (Japan), and Sungkyunkwan University (Korea).
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