• Imbens Guido and Donald Rubin: Causal Inference for Statistics Social and Biomedical Sciences, Cambridge University Press
• Angrist, Joshua and Jörn-Steffen Pischke: Mastering Metrics, Princeton University Press.
• Angrist, Joshua and Jörn-Steffen Pischke: Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist's Companion, Princeton University Press.
• Glennerster, R., Takavarasha K. Running Randomized Evaluations: A Practical Guide, Princeton University Press
o Imbens, Guido W. and Jeffrey M. Wooldridge (2009): “Recent Developments in the Econometrics of Program Evaluation,” Journal of Economic Literature 47(1), pp. 5–86.
o Duflo, Esther, Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer (2008): "Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit," in: Handbook of Development Economics.
• Example using RCTs
o Special issue of American Economic Journal : Applied devoted to microcredit
o Banerjee AV, Duflo E, Glennerster R, Kothari D. 2010 Improving immunisation coverage in rural India: clustered randomised controlled evaluation of immunisation campaigns with and without incentives., BMJ
o Meyer, B. D. (1995): “Lessons from the US unemployment insurance experiments,” Journal of economic literature, 91–131.
• Example using matching
o Jalan, Jyotsna and Martin Ravallion (2003): “Does Piped Water Reduce Diarrhea for Children in Rural India,” Journal of Econometrics 112(1), pp. 153–173.
o Other cited in Imbens Rubin book
• Example using Difference in Difference
o Bertrand, Marianne, Esther Duflo, and Sendhil Mullainathan, (2004): “How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 119, pp. 249-275.
o Card, David and Alan Krueger (1994): “Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast-Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania”, American Economic Review 84(4), pp. 772–793.
• Example using RDD
o Lemieux, Thomas and Kevin Milligan (2008): “Incentive Effects of Social Insurance: A Regression Discontinuity Approach,” Journal of Econometrics 142(2), pp. 807–828.
o Lee, David S. and Thomas Lemieux (2010): “Regression Discontinuity Designs in Economics,” Journal of Economic Literature 48(2), pp. 281–355.
• Example using IV
o Angrist, Joshua and Alan Krueger (2001) "Instrumental Variables and the Search for Identification: From Supply and Demand to Natural Experiments", Journal of Economic Perspectives, 15(4), 69-85.
o Angrist, Joshua and William Evans (1998) "Children and Their Parents' Labor Supply: Evidence from Exogenous Variation in Family Size", American Economic Review, 88(3), 450-477.
o Behaghel, L., B. Crepon, and M. Gurgand (2014): “Private and Public Provision of Counseling to Job Seekers: Evidence from a Large Controlled Experiment,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 142–74.
o Bhattacharya, D. and P. Dupas (2012): “Inferring welfare maximizing treatment as- signment under budget constraints,” Journal of Econometrics, 167, 168–196.
• Equilibrium Effects
o Crepon, B., E. Duflo, M. Gurgand, R. Rathelot, and P. Zamora (2013): “Do Labor Market Policies have Displacement Effects? Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Experiment,” The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128, 531–580.
o Angellucci, M. and V. Di Maro (2015): “Program Evaluation and Spillover Effects,” Working Paper 9033, IZA.
o Ferracci, M., G. Jolivet, and G. J. van den Berg (2014): “Evidence of treatment spillovers within markets,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 96, 812–823.
o Miguel, Edward and Michael Kremer (2004): “Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities,” Econometrica 72(1), pp. 159—217.