Project Summary

One essential feature common to all demographic phenomena is variability across units of analysis. Individuals differ greatly not only in attributes and outcomes of interest to social and behavioral scientists, but also in how they respond to a common treatment, intervention, or stimulation. We call the second type of variability 'heterogeneous treatment effects.'

The proposed research assembles an interdisciplinary team from sociology, economics, statistics, and demography to investigate the consequences of and methodological approaches to heterogeneous treatment effects.

Funding

NICHD

Investigators

  • Yu Xie

Project Period

2013-08-01 - 2015-12-17