A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?

Evaluating policy changes that occur everywhere at the same time is difficult because of the lack of a clear counterfactual. Hoping to address this problem, researchers often proxy for differential exposure using some observed characteristic in the pretreatment period. As a cautionary tale of how di...

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Volume: 38
Main Author: Jaeger, David A
Joyce, Theodore J
Kaestner, Robert
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ALEXANDRIA Taylor & Francis 02.04.2020
AMER STATISTICAL ASSOC
published in: Journal of business & economic statistics Vol. 38; no. 2; pp. 317 - 326
Data of publication: 4/2/2020
ISSN: 0735-0015
1537-2707
EISSN: 1537-2707
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
Mathematics
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