Estimation of average treatment effects based on propensity scores

Sascha O. Becker, Andrea Ichino

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In this paper, we give a short overview of some propensity score matching estimators suggested in the evaluation literature, and we provide a set of Stata Programs, which we illustrate using the National Supported Work (NSW) demonstration widely known in labor economics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)358-377
Number of pages20
JournalThe Stata Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • propensity score
  • matching
  • average treatment effect
  • evaluation

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