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A Primer for Applying Propensity-Score Matching Impact-Evaluation Guidelines

  title={A Primer for Applying Propensity-Score Matching Impact-Evaluation Guidelines},
  author={Carolyn J. Heinrich and A. Maffioli and Gonzalo V{\'a}zquez},
Carolyn Heinrich Alessandro Maffioli Gonzalo Vázquez The use of microeconometric techniques to estimate the effects of development policies has become a common approach not only for scholars, but also for policy-makers engaged in designing, implementing and evaluating projects in different fields. Among these techniques, Propensity-Score Matching (PSM) is increasingly applied in the policy evaluation community. This technical note provides a guide to the key aspects of implementing PSM… Expand

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