Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Internal and External Validity of the Regression Discontinuity Design: A Meta-Analysis of 15 Within-Study-Comparisons | JPAM Featured Article

Regression discontinuity (RD) is generally acknowledged as the most rigorous non-experimental method for obtaining internally valid impact estimates. The study tests the efficacy of RD by comparing RD causal estimates at the treatment cutoff to those from Randomized Control Trials also estimated at this same cutoff. The study identifies 15 previously completed within-study-comparisons that explicitly examined this issue by assuming the RCT results are unbiased and comparing them to RD results.


APPAM President Angela Evans Shares 2014 Plans

December 19, 2013 02:18 PM

In this short video message, incoming APPAM President Angela Evans, University of Texas at Austin Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Policy, shares her plans for her coming term in office. A strong focus on the Association's strategic plan plays a key focus for APPAM in 2014, as well as strenghtening the JPAM brand within the policy community.


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