Instrumental variables I
- Chapter 5 in Impact Evaluation in Practice Paul J. Gertler et al., Impact Evaluation in Practice, 2nd ed. (Inter-American Development Bank; World Bank, 2016), https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/25030.
- Chapter 3 in Mastering ’Metrics Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke, Mastering ’Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015).
- “Instrumental variables” in Causal Inference: The Mixtape Scott Cunningham, Causal Inference: The Mixtape, 2018, https://www.scunning.com/mixtape.html.
- The example page on instrumental variables shows how to use R to analyze and estimate causal effects with instrumental variables
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