More on propensity score models (June 26, 2006).

Several months ago, I set out to develop some good examples of how to use propensity scores to adjust for covariate imbalance in an observational study. The original weblog entry was

followed by another entry:

I was consulting with someone recently about this very issue and she brought some additional references to my attention. I then dug a bit further and found some additional references as well.

Some good general references are

Three good published applications of the propensity score model are

There is also an R library, USPS, that will compute propensity score models.

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