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Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist's Companion

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The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern experimentalist paradigm, these techniques address clear causal questions such as: Do smaller classes increase learning? Should wife batterers be arrested? How much does education raise wages? Mostly Harmless Econometrics shows how the basic tools of applied econometrics allow ...

Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist's Companion 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691120355

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