Genetic matching is an algorithm that iteratively checks propensity scores. It improves them using a combination of propensity score matching and Mahalanobis distance matching (Diamond & Sekhon, 2012).

**References:**

Diamond, A. & Sekhon, J. (2013). Genetic Matching for Estimating Causal Effects: A General Multivariate Matching Method for Achieving Balance in Observational Studies. The Review of Economics and Statistics. July 2013, Vol. 95, No. 3, Pages: 932-945.

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