Efficient nonparametric estimation of causal mediation effects
Chan, K. C. G.; Imai, K.; Yam, S. C. P.; Zhang, Z.;
Subject: 62G05 | Statistics - Methodology
An essential goal of program evaluation and scientific research is the investigation of causal mechanisms. Over the past several decades, causal mediation analysis has been used in medical and social sciences to decompose the treatment effect into the natural direct and... View more
Assumption 6. The function E(Y | T = 1, M = m, X = x) is t-times jointly continuously differentiable with respect to (x, m), and η(1, 0, x) is d′- times continuously differentiable w.r.t. x, where d > 3r/2 and d′ > 3r1/2.
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