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Evaluating treatment protocols using data combination

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In real-life, individuals are often assigned to binary treatments according to existing treatment protocols. Such protocols, when designed with "taste-based" motives, would be productively inefficient in that the expected returns to treatment for the marginal treatment recipient would vary across covariates and be larger for discriminated groups. This cannot be directly tested if assignment is based on more covariates than the researcher observes, because then the marginal treatment recipie...

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University of Oxford
Series:
Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2012-06-01
Paper number:
609
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1143814
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pubs:1143814
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2020-12-15

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