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2SLS two-stage least squares, an instrumental variables estimator that replaces the regressor being instrumented with fitted values from the first stage (p. 132)
ALS a study by Joshua D. Angrist, Victor Lavy, and Analia Schlosser on the causal link between quantity and quality of children in Israeli families (p. 127)
BLS Boston Latin School, the top school in the Boston exam school hierarchy (p. 164)
C&B College and Beyond, a data set (p. 52)
CEF conditional expectation function, the population average of Y. with X. held fixed (p. 82)
CLT Central Limit Theorem, a theorem which says that almost any sample average is approximately normally distributed, with the accuracy of the approximation increasing...Read More