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Table 1 Bandwidths used for kernel and local linear matching estimators

From: The effect of vocational rehabilitation on the employment outcomes of disability insurance beneficiaries: new evidence from Canada

  Men Women
Kernel Local linear Kernel Local linear
  Sample restricted to propensity score values [0.001, 0.40] Sample restricted to propensity score values [0.001, 0.35]
Leaving disability rolls 0.03 0.04 0.02 0.07
Gainful employment 0.03 0.04 0.02 0.08
Substantial gainful employment 0.02 0.04 0.01 0.07
  Sample restricted to propensity score values [0.001, 0.35] Sample restricted to propensity score values [0.001, 0.30]
Leaving disability rolls 0.03 0.04 0.01 0.06
Gainful employment 0.02 0.04 0.01 0.07
Substantial gainful employment 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.07
  Sample restricted to propensity score values [0.001,0.50] Sample restricted to propensity score values [0.001, 0.40]
Leaving disability rolls 0.02 0.04 0.02 0.07
Gainful employment 0.02 0.04 0.01 0.08
Substantial gainful employment 0.02 0.04 0.01 0.07
  1. Note: We use an Epanechnikov kernel and select the bandwidth using leave-one-out cross validation.