Cross-Country Comparisons

  • Heather Brown


In this chapter, we discuss when and why you may want to perform cross-country analysis. We outline the estimation technique of propensity score matching, how and when to use it, and some extensions to this estimation model. We provide an example looking at labour market outcomes in the UK for those diagnosed with a non-communicable disease. We also outline additional methods for cross-country analysis, such as the fixed effects approach.


Cross-country analysis Propensity score matching Propensity score matching with DiD 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heather Brown
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  1. 1.Newcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK

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