Textbook Examples
Methods Matter: Improving causal Inference in Educational and Social Science Research
by Richard J. Murnane and John B. Willett

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Chapter 4 Chap 4 Chap 4 Investigator-designed Randomized Experiments
Chapter 7 Chap 7 Chap 7 Experimental Research When Participants Are Clustered Within Intact Groups
Chapter 8 Chap 8 Chap 8 Using Natural Experiments to Provide “Arguably Exogenous” Treatment Variability
Chapter 9 Chap 9 Chap 9 Estimating Causal Effects Using a Regression-Discontinuity Approach
Chapter 10 Chap 10 Chap 10 Introducing Instrumental-Variables Estimation
Chapter 11 Chap 11 Chap 11 Using IVE to Recover the Treatment Effect in a Quasi-Experiment
Chapter 12 Chap 12 Chap 12 Dealing with Bias in Treatment Effects Estimated from Nonexperimental Data

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