Estimating peer effects in networks with peer encouragement designs
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Volume 113, Issue 27, 2016.
Peer effects, in which the behavior of an individual is affected by the behavior of their peers, are central to social science. Because peer effects are often confounded with homophily and common external causes, recent work has used randomized experiments to estimate effects of specific peer behaviors. These experiments have often relied...More
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