Through two empirical studies, we explore various methods that can be used to estimate the average treatment effect of a dichotomous policy variable. The first essay uses many cross-sectional program evaluation techniques and applies them to a micro-level data set. The second essay assesses the effect of a macro-level intervention on outcome variables with the use of time-series approaches.2 Evaluation of Malaysian Capital Controls in the Short, Medium, and Long Runs 2.1 Introduction The Asian financial crisis, which began in 1997, negatively influenced many economies in Asia. At that time, some analysts thought that it wouldanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on the Econometrics of Program Evaluation|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|