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23. November 2011
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

When can we trust population thresholds in regression discontinuity designs

Speaker: Florian Ade, Ronny Freier
Ort: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30-13:30

A recent literature uses variation just around legislative population thresholds to identify causal effects of institutional changes. We review the use of regression discontinuity designs using such thresholds. Our concern is threefold: (1) simultaneous exogenous (co-)treatment, (2) simultaneous endogenous choices and (3) manipulation and precise control over population measures. Revisiting the ...

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