Sample Attrition Bias in Randomized Experiments: A Tale of Two Surveys

The randomized trial literature has helped to renew the fields of microeconometric policy evaluation by emphasizing identification issues raised by endogenous program participation. Measurement and attrition issues have perhaps received less attention. This paper analyzes the dramatic impact of samp...

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Main Author: Gurgand, Marc
Le Barbanchon, Thomas
Behaghel, Luc
Crépon, Bruno
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.05.2009
Related: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Data of publication: 2009/05
Series: IZA Discussion Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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