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Causal inference and prestige

In class this week, I mentioned that among researchers there is an implicit prestige hierarchy of analytical techniques, in this order: Random assignment of treatment Regression discontinuity Difference-in-difference (with a change in treatment that is clearly exogenous) Fixed effects panel models and instrumental variables Matching OLS, HLM, logistic regression, etc.(any version of the general...

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