Instrumental Variables: A Simpleminded Introduction

28 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2009  

Date Written: November 1, 2007

Abstract

This document is the PowerPoint slides for a introductory talk on instrumental variables, presented at the 2007 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies. The slides provide examples of good and not so good uses of instrumental variables in empirical legal research.

Suggested Citation

Black, Bernard S., Instrumental Variables: A Simpleminded Introduction (November 1, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1528459 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1528459

Bernard S. Black (Contact Author)

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