Search for dissertations about: "generalized propensity score"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words generalized propensity score.

  1. 1. Covariate selection and propensity score specification in causal inference

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statistik

    Author : Ingeborg Waernbaum; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Covariate selection; graphical models; matching; observational studies; treatment effects; unconfoundedness; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Statistics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis makes contributions to the statistical research field of causal inference in observational studies. The results obtained are directly applicable in many scientific fields where effects of treatments are investigated and yet controlled experiments are difficult or impossible to implement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Power Outages, Increasing Block Tariffs and Billing Knowledge

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs unversitet

    Author : Tensay Hadush Meles; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Power outages; defensive behavior; willingness to pay; Ethiopia; generalized propensity score; Residential electricity demand; shared connections; increasing block tariff; bunching analysis; panel data; Billing knowledge; consumer behavior; non-linear electricity price; field experiment;

    Abstract : Preferences for Improved Electricity Services in Developing Countries: Household’s Defensive Behavior and Willingness to Pay Access to electricity has received much attention but its reliability has been given less focus. Thus, uninterrupted power supply remains a critical challenge facing households in low-income developing countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lifestyle Intervention from a Health Economics Perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Sanjib Saha; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lifestyle intervention; decision-analytic model; differences-in-differences approach; real-world;

    Abstract : Abstract The aim of this thesis was to perform health economic analyses of lifestyle intervention for people at a high risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The results can help decision-makers to make informed decisions over implementing lifestyle intervention, taking several dilemmas into consideration. READ MORE