SCtools: Extensions for Synthetic Controls Analysis

Extends the functionality of the package 'Synth' as detailed in Abadie, Diamond, and Hainmueller (2011) <doi:10.18637/jss.v042.i13>. Includes generating and plotting placebos, post/pre-MSPE (Mean Squared Prediction Error) significance tests and plots, and calculating average treatment effects for multiple treated units.

Version: 0.3.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5), future (≥ 1.6.2)
Imports: ggplot2, Synth, stringr, stats, cvTools, furrr, dplyr, purrr, tidyr, magrittr
Suggests: testthat (≥ 3.0.0), knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2024-05-01
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.SCtools
Author: Bruno Castanho Silva ORCID iD [aut, cre], Michael DeWitt ORCID iD [aut]
Maintainer: Bruno Castanho Silva <b.paula.castanho.e.silva at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: SCtools results


Reference manual: SCtools.pdf
Vignettes: SCM Case Study on Alcohol Consumption
Replicating the Basque Study


Package source: SCtools_0.3.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): SCtools_0.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): SCtools_0.3.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): SCtools_0.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): SCtools_0.3.3.tgz
Old sources: SCtools archive


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