Econometric Evaluation Of Socio-economic Programs: Theory And Applications by Giovanni CerulliEconometric Evaluation Of Socio-economic Programs: Theory And Applications by Giovanni Cerulli

Econometric Evaluation Of Socio-economic Programs: Theory And Applications

byGiovanni Cerulli

Paperback | October 29, 2016

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This book provides advanced theoretical and applied tools for the implementation of modern micro-econometric techniques in evidence-based program evaluation for the social sciences. The author presents a comprehensive toolbox for designing rigorous and effective ex-post program evaluation using the statistical software package Stata. For each method, a statistical presentation is developed, followed by a practical estimation of the treatment effects. By using both real and simulated data, readers will become familiar with evaluation techniques, such as regression-adjustment, matching, difference-in-differences, instrumental-variables and regression-discontinuity-design and are given practical guidelines for selecting and applying suitable methods for specific policy contexts.

Giovanni Cerulli is researcher at CNR-IRCrES (National Research Council of Italy - Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth). He took a degree in Statistics and a PhD in Economic Sciences from Sapienza University of Rome. His research deals with both theoretical and applied econometrics of program evaluation, including dose-re...
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Title:Econometric Evaluation Of Socio-economic Programs: Theory And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:October 29, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662526018

ISBN - 13:9783662526019

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Table of Contents

Preface.- 1 An Introduction to the Econometrics of Program Evaluation.- 2 Methods Based on Selection on Observables.- 3 Methods Based on Selection on Unobservables.- 4 Local Average Treatment Effect and Regression-Discontinuity-Design.