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ERIC Number: EJ548461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-166X
Instrumental Variables: A Study of Implicit Behavioral Assumptions Used in Making Program Evaluations.
Heckman, James
Journal of Human Resources, v32 n3 p441-62 Sum 1997
Considers the use of instrumental variables to estimate effects of treatments on treated and randomly selected groups. Concludes that instrumental variable methods are extremely sensitive to assumptions about how people process information. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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