29.9 Matching for time series-cross-section data

Examples: (Scheve and Stasavage 2012) and (Acemoglu et al. 2019)

Identification strategy:

  • Within-unit over-time variation

  • within-time across-units variation

See DID with in and out treatment condition for details of this method


Acemoglu, Daron, Suresh Naidu, Pascual Restrepo, and James A Robinson. 2019. “Democracy Does Cause Growth.” Journal of Political Economy 127 (1): 47–100.
Scheve, Kenneth, and David Stasavage. 2012. “Democracy, War, and Wealth: Lessons from Two Centuries of Inheritance Taxation.” American Political Science Review 106 (1): 81–102.