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Identification and Estimation of Spillover Effects in Randomized Experiments

@article{VzquezBar2017IdentificationAE,
  title={Identification and Estimation of Spillover Effects in Randomized Experiments},
  author={Gonzalo V{\'a}zquez-Bar{\'e}},
  journal={arXiv: Econometrics},
  year={2017}
}
I study identification, estimation and inference for spillover effects in experiments where units' outcomes may depend on the treatment assignments of other units within a group. I show that the commonly-used linear-in-means (LIM) regression identifies a weighted sum of spillover effects with some negative weights, and that the difference in means between treated and controls identifies a combination of direct and spillover effects entering with different signs. I propose nonparametric… 

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