Propensity score matching techniques are becoming increasingly common as they afford applied practitioners the ability to account for systematic bias related to self-selection. However, "best practices" for implementing these techniques in applied settings is scattered throughout the literature. The current article aims to provide a brief overview of important considerations at each step of the propensity score matching process. Our hope is that this article will serve as a resource to assessment practitioners and augment previously published papers. Accessed 7,131 times on https://pareonline.net from February 19, 2016 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.
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Harris, Heather and Horst, S. Jeanne
"A Brief Guide to Decisions at Each Step of the Propensity Score Matching Process,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 21
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol21/iss1/4