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Can linear regression with fixed effects be used as a good estimator of causal effects?
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In this method, the assumption is that you have collected data on all factors that divide individuals between treatment and control group. If that is true, then a simple linear regression on the metric of interest, controlling for these factors, gives a good estimate of the causal effect of being in the treatment group.
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