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Journal Articles Comparing Methods

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Austin, P.C. et al. “A Comparison of the Ability of Different Propensity Score Models to Balance Measured Variables Between Treated and Untreated Subjects: a Monte Carlo Study,” Statistics in Medicine, Vol. 26, No. 4, May 2006, pp. 734-753.

Basu A., and W.G. Manning, and J. Mullahy. "Comparing Alternative Models: Log vs Cox Proportional Hazard?" Health Economics, Vol. 12, No. 8, 2004, pp. 749-765.

Buntin, M.B. and A.M. Zaslavsky. “Too Much Ado About Two-Part Models and Transformation? Comparing Methods of Modeling Medicare Expenditures,” Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 23, No. 3, May 2004, pp. 525-542.

Manning, W.G. and J. Mullahy. “Estimating Log Models: To Transform or not to Transform?,” Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 20, No. 4, July 2001, pp. 461-94.

Mennemeyer, S. “Can Econometrics Rescue Epidemiology?,” Annals of Epidemilogy, Vol. 7, 1997, pp. 249-250.

Sidik, K. and J.N. Jonkman. “A Comparison of Heterogeneity Variance Estimators in Combining Results of Studies,” Statistics in Medicine, Vol 26, 2007, pp. 1964-1981.

Stukel, T. et al. "Analysis of Observational Studies in the Presence of Treatment Selection Bias: Effects of Invasive Cardiac Management on AMI Survival Using Propensity Score and Instrumental Variable Methods," The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 297, 2007, pp. 278-285.

Zohoori, N. “Does Endogeneity Matter? A Comparison of Empirical Analyses With and Without Control for Endogeneity,” Annals of Epidemiology, Vol. 7, 1997, pp. 258-266.