A Correction for Regression Discontinuity Designs With Group-Specific Mismeasurement of the Running Variable

@article{Bartalotti2020ACF,
  title={A Correction for Regression Discontinuity Designs With Group-Specific Mismeasurement of the Running Variable},
  author={Ot{\'a}vio Bartalotti and Quentin Brummet and Steven Dieterle},
  journal={Journal of Business \& Economic Statistics},
  year={2020},
  volume={39},
  pages={833 - 848}
}
Abstract When the running variable in a regression discontinuity (RD) design is measured with error, identification of the local average treatment effect of interest will typically fail. While the form of this measurement error varies across applications, in many cases the measurement error structure is heterogeneous across different groups of observations. We develop a novel measurement error correction procedure capable of addressing heterogeneous mismeasurement structures by leveraging… 
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