Week 8 Reading Assignments

March 19, 2012

DUE: 8:00am Sunday, March 25
READING:

  • Ho et. al 2007 "Matching as Nonparametric Preprocessing for Reducing Model Dependence in Parametric Causal Inference" matchp.pdf in NB 
  • Iacus et. al. 2009 "Causal Inference Without Balance Checking: Coarsened Exact Matching" cem-plus.pdf in NB 
  • Iacus and King. 2012 “How Coarsening Simplifies Matching-Based Causal Inference Theory” multi.pdf in NB (this one is optional and more difficult, but we hope you’ll try it!)