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Why does synthetic control not suffer from backdoor confounders?

From Scott Cunningham in Mixtape, on propensity score matching: propensity score matching has not seen as wide adoption among economists as in other non-experimental methods like regression ...
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Synthetic Control Asymptotics

I'm aware of the basics of the synthetic control method, and that permutation tests are commonly used for inference. Are there papers that develop asymptotic theory? i.e. if the regression approach to ...
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