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Semiparametric estimators of dose-response functions
Michela Bia, Alessandra Mattei, Carlos Flores, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Last modified: 2013-06-16

Abstract


We propose semiparametric methods based on kernel methods and penalized spline models to estimate dose-response functions of a continuous treatment, under the uncounfoundedness assumption. The dose-response functions are estimated after adjusting for covariate imbalance by using the generalized propensity score.

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