American Economic Review: Vol. 101 No. 3 (May 2011)
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Oaxaca-Blinder as a Reweighting Estimator
Kline, Patrick. 2011. "Oaxaca-Blinder as a Reweighting Estimator." American Economic Review, 101(3): 532-37.
The classic regression based estimator of counterfactual means studied by Ronald Oaxaca (1973) and Alan Blinder (1973) is shown to constitute a propensity score reweighting estimator based upon a linear model for the conditional odds of being treated.
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Kline, Patrick (U CA, Berkeley)
C21: Single Equation Models; Single Variables: Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions