Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program

@inproceedings{Aakvik1999BoundingAM,
  title={Bounding a matching estimator: the case of a Norwegian training program},
  author={Arild Aakvik},
  year={1999}
}
In this paper we evaluate a Norwegian vocational training rehabilitation program by comparing employment outcomes of trainees and nonparticipants using nonexperimental data. A matching estimator is used to calculate the training effect for different subgroups of the sample. We demonstrate how bounding the matching estimator can be used to evaluate the intrinsic uncertainty of estimated training effects due to selection on unobserved individual characteristics. After adjustment for observed… CONTINUE READING

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