Nguyen Viet, Cuong (2008): Estimating Impact of a Continuous Program under a Conditional Independence Assumption.
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Traditional literature on impact evaluation often deals with binary programs. In reality, a program can provide different amounts of treatment for people, and it is regarded as a continuous variable. This paper discusses impact evaluation of a continuous program using matching methods and illustrates how to estimate impact of foreign remittances on per capita expenditure in Vietnam.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Estimating Impact of a Continuous Program under a Conditional Independence Assumption|
|English Title:||Estimating Impact of a Continuous Program under a Conditional Independence Assumption|
|Keywords:||Treatment effect, program impact, continuous program, matching, conditional independence|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C15 - Statistical Simulation Methods: General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C21 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions
|Depositing User:||Cuong Nguyen Viet|
|Date Deposited:||13. Sep 2010 12:12|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 17:57|
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