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Tang Yang, Cook Thomas D., Kisbu-Sakarya Yasemin, March, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In the "sharp" regression discontinuity design (RD), all units scoring on one side of a designated score on an assignment variable receive treatment, whereas those scoring on the other side become controls. Thus the continuous assignment variable…
Tang Yang, Cook Thomas D., February, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The basic regression discontinuity design (RDD) has less statistical power than a randomized control trial (RCT) with the same sample size. Adding a no-treatment comparison function to the basic RDD creates a comparative RDD (CRD); and when this…
Tang Yang, Cook Thomas D., Kisbu-Sakarya Yasemin, Hock Heinrich, Chiang Hanley, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Relative to the randomized controlled trial (RCT), the basic regression discontinuity (RD) design suffers from lower statistical power and lesser ability to generalize causal estimates away from the treatment eligibility cutoff. This chapter seeks…
Tang Yang, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper raises three questions about CRD designs: first, to what extent do CRD-Pre and CRD-CG reduce bias and increase precision compared to RD? Second, which is better for reducing bias and increasing precision - CRD-Pre or CRD-CG? Third, to…