For more than 40 years, SAGE has been one of the leading international publishers of works on quantitative research methods in the social sciences. This new collection provides readers with a representative sample of the best articles in quantitative methods that have appeared in SAGE journals as chosen by W. Paul Vogt, editor of other successful major reference collections such as Selecting Research Methods (2008) and Data Collection (2010).

The volumes and articles are organized by theme rather than by discipline. Although there are some discipline-specific methods, most often quantitative research methods cut across disciplinary boundaries.

Weighting Regressions by Propensity Scores

Weighting Regressions by Propensity ScoresDavid A.FreedmanUniversity of California, BerkeleyRichard A.BerkUniversity of Pennsylvania ppSAGE Publications, Inc.
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Estimating causal effects is often the key to evaluating social programs, but the interventions of interest are seldom assigned at random. Observational data are therefore frequently encountered. In order to estimate causal ...

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