Retrospective Causal Inference with Machine Learning Ensembles: An Application to Anti-recidivism Policies in Colombia

We present new methods to estimate causal effects retrospectively from micro data with the assistance of a machine learning ensemble. This approach overcomes two important limitations in conventional methods like regression modeling or matching: (i) ambiguity about the pertinent retrospective counte...

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Volume: 24
Main Author: Samii, Cyrus
Paler, Laura
Daly, Sarah Zukerman
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: New York, US Cambridge University Press 20160000
Oxford University Press
CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
published in: Political analysis Vol. 24; no. 4; pp. 434 - 456
Data of publication: 20160000
ISSN: 1047-1987
1476-4989
EISSN: 1476-4989
Alternate Title: Retrospective Causal Inference
Cyrus Samii et al.
Discipline: Political Science
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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