Instrumental variables estimation with partially missing instruments

M. Mogstad, M. Wiswall

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This paper shows that instrumental variables estimators currently in use, require strong but neglected auxiliary assumptions to be consistent in situations with partially missing instruments. We introduce an alternative instrumental variables estimator that does not require auxiliary assumptions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-189
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2012


  • Family size and child development
  • Instrumental variables
  • Partially missing instruments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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