Efficient Estimation of the Causal Effects of Stochastic Interventions

Efficient estimation of the population-level causal effects of stochastic interventions on a continuous-valued exposure. Both one-step and targeted minimum loss estimators are implemented for a causal parameter defined as the counterfactual mean of an outcome of interest under a stochastic intervention that may depend on the natural value of the exposure (i.e., a modified treatment policy). To accommodate settings in which two-phase sampling is employed, procedures for making use of inverse probability of censoring weights are provided to facilitate construction of inefficient and efficient one-step and targeted minimum loss estimators. The causal parameter and estimation methodology were first described by Díaz and van der Laan (2013) ). Estimation of nuisance parameters may be enhanced through the Super Learner ensemble model in 'sl3', available for download from GitHub using 'remotes::install_github("tlverse/sl3")'.


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install.packages("txshift")

0.3.4 by Nima Hejazi, a month ago


https://github.com/nhejazi/txshift


Report a bug at https://github.com/nhejazi/txshift/issues


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


Authors: Nima Hejazi [aut, cre, cph] , David Benkeser [aut] , Iván Díaz [ctb] , Jeremy Coyle [ctb] , Mark van der Laan [ctb, ths]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


MIT + file LICENSE license


Imports stats, stringr, data.table, assertthat, mvtnorm, hal9001, haldensify, lspline, ggplot2, tibble, latex2exp, Rdpack

Suggests testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, covr, future, future.apply, origami, ranger, Rsolnp, nnls, rlang

Enhances sl3


See at CRAN