Large deviation asymptotics for statistical treatment rules

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This note applies large deviation-based optimality theory to evaluate treatment rules for treatment assignment problems. We find nearly optimal treatment rules whose asymptotic maximum large deviation risks can be arbitrary close to the corresponding minimax bounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-56
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Oct
Externally publishedYes


  • Large deviation
  • Treatment rule

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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