Instrumental variables and heterogeneous treatment effects


22 March 2022 - A randomised clinical trial can be used to estimate the average treatment effect for a population. 

Some patients experience a treatment effect that is larger than the average, while others experience a smaller-than-average treatment effect. Sub-group analyses often are used to evaluate heterogeneity in the treatment effect.

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