Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:48:01 +0530
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Subject: Re: Propensity scores
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what is the next best alternative to creating a propensity score for
marketing purpose using statistical techniques. is there an online
version of this journal .
On 7/25/08, Kevin Viel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:17:17 -0400, Peter Flom
> <peterflomconsulting@MINDSPRING.COM> wrote:
>>The topic of propensity scores has come up a couple times recently.
>>People interested in these should check out the latest American
>>Peikes, DN; Moreno, L; Orzol, SM (2008). Propensity score matching: A
>>note of caution for evaluators of social programs. American Statistician,
>>Essentially, they found that, even under ideal conditions, propensity
>>scores give incorrect results.
> Nice find, Peter. Analysts need to know what a propensity score is and
> that it is may have its shortcomings.