Local Instruments, Global Extrapolation: External Validity of the Labor Supply–Fertility Local Average Treatment Effect

We investigate the external validity of local average treatment effects (LATEs), specifically Angrist and Evans’s use of same sex of the two first children as an instrumental variable for the effect of fertility on labor supply. We estimate their specification in 139 country-year censuses using Inte...

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Volume: 35
Main Author: Bisbee, James
Dehejia, Rajeev
Pop-Eleches, Cristian
Samii, Cyrus
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CHICAGO University of Chicago Press 01.07.2017
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
published in: Journal of labor economics Vol. 35; no. S1; pp. S99 - S147
Data of publication: 20170701
ISSN: 0734-306X
1537-5307
EISSN: 1537-5307
Discipline: Economics
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Database: Web of Knowledge
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