rddensity: Manipulation Testing Based on Density Discontinuity

Density discontinuity testing (a.k.a. manipulation testing) is commonly employed in regression discontinuity designs and other program evaluation settings to detect perfect self-selection (manipulation) around a cutoff where treatment/policy assignment changes. This package implements manipulation testing procedures using the local polynomial density estimators: rddensity() to construct test statistics and p-values given a prespecified cutoff, rdbwdensity() to perform data-driven bandwidth selection, and rdplotdensity() to construct density plots.

Version: 2.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0)
Imports: ggplot2, lpdensity
Published: 2020-08-05
Author: Matias D. Cattaneo, Michael Jansson, Xinwei Ma
Maintainer: Xinwei Ma <x1ma at ucsd.edu>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: rddensity results


Reference manual: rddensity.pdf
Package source: rddensity_2.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: rddensity_2.0.zip, r-release: rddensity_2.0.zip, r-oldrel: rddensity_2.0.zip
macOS binaries: r-release: rddensity_2.0.tgz, r-oldrel: rddensity_2.0.tgz
Old sources: rddensity archive


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