DirectEffects: Estimating Controlled Direct Effects for Explaining Causal Findings

A set of functions to estimate the controlled direct effect of treatment fixing a potential mediator to a specific value. Implements the sequential g-estimation estimator described in Vansteelandt (2009) <doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181b6f4c9> and Acharya, Blackwell, and Sen (2016) <doi:10.1017/S0003055416000216>.

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AuthorMatthew Blackwell [aut, cre], Avidit Acharya [aut], Maya Sen [aut], Shiro Kuriwaki [aut], Jacob Brown [aut]
MaintainerMatthew Blackwell <>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
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DirectEffects documentation built on May 2, 2019, 3:45 p.m.