• In its simplest form, regression discontinuity is a pretest-posttest program-comparison group strategy. It can be a useful method for determining whether a program or treatment is effective.

  • First applied to the evaluation of scholarship programs, this quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design has become increasingly popular in recent years.

  • Researchers studying Switzerland look to a religious war between Catholics and Protestants in 1520 to analyze modern social divisions.

  • This module uses regression discontinuity to analyze how a school's quality affects the price of houses in its assignment area.

  • This module takes a look at the seminal paper to show how its problem solving techniques set the groundwork for today's regression discontinuity techniques.