Does Regression Produce Representative Estimates of Causal Effects?

With an unrepresentative sample, the estimate of a causal effect may fail to characterize how effects operate in the population of interest. What is less well understood is that conventional estimation practices for observational studies may produce the same problem even with a representative sample...

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Volume: 60
Main Author: Peter M. Aronow
Cyrus Samii
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Wiley Subscription Services, Inc 01.01.2016
published in: American journal of political science Vol. 60; no. 1; pp. 250 - 267
Data of publication: 20160101
ISSN: 0092-5853
EISSN: 1540-5907
Discipline: Political Science
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The authors thank Neal Beck, Allan Dafoe, Thad Dunning, Andrew Gelman, Don Green, Winston Lin, Vera Troeger, three
editor for helpful comments, and Alan Gerber, Nathan Jensen, and Gregory Huber for the data and replication code that we use in our illustrations. Replication materials are available in the AJPS Data Archive on Dataverse
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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