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New Tips from the RCS Stats Team

June 5, 2018

Imagine conducting a randomized controlled trial with noncompliance (participants assigned to the treatment group can choose to avoid treatment, and participants assigned to the control group are able to seek out treatment). If the experimenter observes the ultimate treatment status for all participants, then she can use random assignment as an instrumental variable to measure the causal effect of treatment. Miguel...

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New Tips from the RCS Stats Team

April 18, 2018
R Library - DPLYR

Dplyr is an R package used for data manipulation which provides much more concise, readable blocks of data manipulation code once you can understand its syntax. Dplyr is built around 5 verbs: SelectFilterArrangeMutate, and Summarize.

Select - Selects certain columns in your dataframe
Filter - Select specific rows in your dataframe
Arrange - Orders the rows in your dataframe
Mutate - Creates new columns in... Read more about New Tips from the RCS Stats Team