rddensity: Manipulation Testing Based on Density Discontinuity
Version 0.2.2

Density discontinuity test (a.k.a. manipulation test) is commonly employed in regression discontinuity designs and other treatment effect settings to detect whether there is evidence suggesting perfect self-selection (manipulation) around a cutoff where a treatment/policy assignment changes. This package provides tools for conducting the aforementioned statistical test: rddensity() to construct local polynomial based density discontinuity test given a prespecified cutoff, rdbwdensity() to perform bandwidth selection, and rdplotdensity() to construct density plot near the cutoff.

Package details

AuthorMatias D. Cattaneo, Michael Jansson, Xinwei Ma
Date of publication2017-08-03 21:29:09 UTC
MaintainerXinwei Ma <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-2
Version0.2.2
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("rddensity")

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