Questions tagged [treatment-effect]

A treatment effect is the causal effect of some "treatment" or policy intervention on an outcome variable. Such effects can be estimated with data from randomized or quasi experiments, and clinical trials or with observational data and methods for causal inference.

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How to interpret event study/diff in diff specification with continuous treatment?

Say you are running a diff in diff, where some treatment occured nationally at time t=0, and you use some continuous measure of pre-existing characteristics (or some continuous instrument) to capture '...