Spillover Effects in the Presence of Unobserved Networks

  title={Spillover Effects in the Presence of Unobserved Networks},
  author={Naoki Egami},
  journal={Political Analysis},
  pages={287 - 316}
  • Naoki Egami
  • Published 2020
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Political Analysis
Abstract When experimental subjects can interact with each other, the outcome of one individual may be affected by the treatment status of others. In many social science experiments, such spillover effects may occur through multiple networks, for example, through both online and offline face-to-face networks in a Twitter experiment. Thus, to understand how people use different networks, it is essential to estimate the spillover effect in each specific network separately. However, the unbiased… Expand
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