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Dataset where a group is offered a privilege?

I am trying to find a dataset where a population is put through a selection process, after the selection process a treatment is applied, and we know the covariates of the whole population, but perhaps ...
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Regression Optimization problem under constraints

To estimate a simple linear regression: $$ y = \beta_0 + \beta_1 x + \epsilon $$ I have the assumptions that a researcher $A$ can only sample individuals with a value $y < y^A$. Similarly, a ...
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Identification strategy for measuring impact of employee turnover on project quality

I am seeking help with identification strategy for figuring out causal direction in the following context: There is a company where project managers (PM) rotate every 3-7 years across the country/...
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How to know when survivorship bias is a problem

I have panel data where firms disappear from failure and mergers. Conditional on existing as a stand alone firm, I observe all firms. However, I am differencing two periods (Late - Early), and the ...
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When is self-selection a problem? Mincer equation

I need help understanding this selection bias problem. I am estimating a mincer equation for a final year project and I was told I need to worry about self-selection bias IN OCCUPATIONS. My lecturer ...
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Selection bias - Will multiple regressions solve the problem?

Now I have a data from an African country concerning (i) levels of corruption across public sectors and (ii) perceptions of service quality from households (bad, medium and high). The data consist two ...
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Self-selection bias during the course of experiments

Suppose you are running a randomized experiment to assess the effect of $X$, say some training program for unemployed people, on $Y$, say the chance of finding a job in the coming year. Suppose also ...