Regression Discontinuity Estimation

Provides the tools to undertake estimation in Regression Discontinuity Designs. Both sharp and fuzzy designs are supported. Estimation is accomplished using local linear regression. A provided function will utilize Imbens-Kalyanaraman optimal bandwidth calculation. A function is also included to test the assumption of no-sorting effects.


News

Version: 0.57:

  • Fixed covariate handling.

Version: 0.56:

  • Fixed bug in plot.RD.

Version: 0.55:

  • Added dependence on Formula.

Version: 0.54:

  • Removed LICENSE to comport with CRAN policy.
  • Renamed VERSION to NEWS.

Version: 0.53:

  • Fixed bug in the estimation of LATEs away from zero.

Version: 0.52:

  • Fixed bug when cutpoint not equal to zero.
  • Fixed bug with sharp RD estimation.

Version: 0.51:

  • Fixed a bug which resulted in crashes of the summary.RD and plot.RD functions.
  • Big changes in the handling of bandwidths.
  • Now accepts a vector of bandwidths as inputs.
  • Some outputs have been modified to reflect this change.

Version: 0.50:

  • Added better error messages. Fixed bug in plot.RDD. Other minor code changes.

Version: 0.42:

  • Submission issue.

Version: 0.41:

  • Fixed submission issue.

Version: 0.4:

  • Made compatible with CRAN.

Version: 0.31:

  • Added plot.RD documentation.

Version: 0.3:

  • Improved plot method, fixed some various bugs.

Version: 0.22:

  • Fixed handling of missing values.

Version: 0.21:

  • Fixed bug in RDestimate when frame=TRUE and no covariates.

Version: 0.2:

  • Added separate function for kernel weights, S3 methods for plotting and summarizing RD objects.

Version: 0.1:

  • First version. IKbandwidth, DCdensity and RDestimate created and working.

Reference manual

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install.packages("rdd")

0.57 by Drew Dimmery, 4 years ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/rdd


Authors: Drew Dimmery


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Econometrics


Apache License (== 2.0) license


Depends on sandwich, lmtest, AER, Formula


Imported by rddtools.

Suggested by rddapp.


See at CRAN