Instrumental variables I

Content for Monday, November 1, 2021

Readings

  • Chapter 5 in Impact Evaluation in Practice1
  • Chapter 19 in The Effect2

Instrumental variables

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  1. Paul J. Gertler et al., Impact Evaluation in Practice, 2nd ed. (Inter-American Development Bank; World Bank, 2016), https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/25030. ↩︎

  2. Nick Huntington-Klein, The Effect: An Introduction to Research Design and Causality (Boca Raton, Florida: Chapman and Hall / CRC, 2021), https://theeffectbook.net/. ↩︎