Falsification Tests

Equivalence Testing for Regression Discontinuity Designs

Falsification tests, based on empirically testable implications of causal identifying assumptions, are an essential part of the toolkit for justifying causal claims....

An Equivalence Approach to Balance and Placebo Tests

Recent emphasis on credible causal designs has led to the expectation that scholars justify their research designs by testing the plausibility of their causal identification assumptions, often through balance and placebo tests. Yet current practice...