blockingChallenge: Create Blocks or Strata which are Similar Within

Implements a heuristic algorithm to build blocks of a given size aiming to maximize similarity within strata across multiple covariates. The blocking structure can be used for causal inference and for sensitivity analysis to unmeasured confounding. A stratified structure gives more flexibility for using multiple instrumental variables and direct treatment vs. control analysis as evidence factors. Karmakar, B., Small, D. S., and Rosenbaum, P. R. (2018). Rosenbaum, P. R. (2010)<ISBN:978-1-4419-1213-8>.

Package details

AuthorBikram Karmakar
MaintainerBikram Karmakar <[email protected]>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
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blockingChallenge documentation built on Sept. 22, 2018, 1:05 a.m.