MULTIVARIATE MATCHING METHODS THAT ARE EQUAL PERCENT BIAS REDUCING, I: SOME EXAMPLES

@inproceedings{Rubin1974MULTIVARIATEMM,
  title={MULTIVARIATE MATCHING METHODS THAT ARE EQUAL PERCENT BIAS REDUCING, I: SOME EXAMPLES},
  author={Donald B. Rubin},
  year={1974}
}
Multivariate matching methods are commonly used in the behavioral and medical sciences in an attempt to control bias when randomization is not feasible. Some examples of multivariate matching methods are discussed in Althauser and Rubin (1970) and Cochran and Rubin (1973), but otherwise seem to have received little attention in the literature. Here, we present examples of multivariate matching methods that will yield the same percent reduction in bias for each matching variable for a variety of… CONTINUE READING

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