Heterogeneous Causal Effects and Sample Selection Bias

@inproceedings{Breen2015HeterogeneousCE,
  title={Heterogeneous Causal Effects and Sample Selection Bias},
  author={Richard Breen and Seongsoo Choi and Anders Holm},
  year={2015}
}
The role of education in the process of socioeconomic attainment is a topic of long standing interest to sociologists and economists. Recently there has been growing interest not only in estimating the average causal effect of education on outcomes such as earnings, but also in estimating how causal effects might vary over individuals or groups. In this paper we point out one of the under-appreciated hazards of seeking to estimate heterogeneous causal effects: conventional selection bias (that… CONTINUE READING
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