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Social Choice with Partial Knowledge of Treatment Response

Charles F. Manski
Publisher: 
Princeton University Press
Publication Date: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
128
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
39.95
ISBN: 
0-691-12153-2
Category: 
Monograph
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 Preface vii
Chapter 1: Utilitarian Treatment of Heterogeneous Populations 1
1.1 Studying Treatment Response to Inform Treatment Choice 1
1.2 The Planning Problem 3
1.3 Practices that Limit the Usefulness of Research on Treatment Response 11
Chapter 2: The Selection Problem 19
2.1 Treatment Choice Using the Empirical Evidence Alone 20
2.2 Monotone Treatment Response 37
2.3 Exclusion Restrictions 49
Chapter 3: Treatment Using Experimental Data 56
3.1 The Expected Welfare (Risk) of a Statistical Treatment Rule 56
3.2 Using a Randomized Experiment to Evaluate an Innovation 62
3.3 Using Covariate Information with Data from a Randomized Experiment 74
Chapter 4: The Selection Problem with Sample Data 108
4.1 Sample-Analog Rules Using the Empirical Evidence Alone 109
References 115

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