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Including covariates in the regression discontinuity design

Markus Frölich (Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED), University of Mannheim, IZA and J-PAL), Martin Huber (University of Fribourg) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

This paper proposes a fully nonparametric kernel method to account for observed covariates in regression discontinuity designs (RDD), which may increase precision of treatment effect estimation. It is shown that conditioning on covariates reduces the asymptotic variance and allows estimating the tre...

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Main Author: Frölich, Markus
Huber, Martin
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : November 2017
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (33 Seiten)
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11138
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019512397 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn