These are data you can use to replicate the regression discontinuity design analyses throughout Chapter 4 of Mastering 'Metrics. Original analyses come from Carpenter and Dobkin (2009, 2011).

mm_mlda

Format

A data frame with 50 observations on the following 19 variables.

agecell

a numeric

all

a numeric

allfitted

a numeric

internal

a numeric

internalfitted

a numeric

external

a numeric

externalfitted

a numeric

alcohol

a numeric

alcoholfitted

a numeric

homicide

a numeric

homicidefitted

a numeric

suicide

a numeric

suicidefitted

a numeric

mva

a numeric

mvafitted

a numeric

drugs

a numeric

drugsfitted

a numeric

externalother

a numeric

externalotherfitted

a numeric

Details

These data are not well-documented. You guys are on your own here. Good luck.

References

Carpenter, Christopher and Carlos Dobkin. 2009. "The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age". American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1(1): 164--182.

Carpenter, Christopher and Carloss Dobkin. 2011. "The Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Public Health". Journal of Economic Perspectives 25(2): 133--156.