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Observational studies with unknown time of treatment

@article{Basse2016ObservationalSW,
  title={Observational studies with unknown time of treatment},
  author={Guillaume W. Basse and Alexander Volfovsky and Edoardo M. Airoldi},
  journal={arXiv: Methodology},
  year={2016}
}
  • Guillaume W. Basse, Alexander Volfovsky, Edoardo M. Airoldi
  • Published 2016
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Methodology
  • Time plays a fundamental role in causal analyses, where the goal is to quantify the effect of a specific treatment on future outcomes. In a randomized experiment, times of treatment, and when outcomes are observed, are typically well defined. In an observational study, treatment time marks the point from which pre-treatment variables must be regarded as outcomes, and it is often straightforward to establish. Motivated by a natural experiment in online marketing, we consider a situation where… CONTINUE READING

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