Motivation

Problem Setup: (Sharp) Regression Discontinuity

Identification

Illustration of continuity argument

Intuition

Aside: Local randomization

Estimation: Local regression

Estimation: Parametric Models

A happy medium: Local Polynomials

Tuning parameters

Analysis: Rates

Implementation Choices

Inference

Impossibility/Optimality of Inference

Alternate Perspective: Bayes

Visualization

House Election Wins lead to more wins for party

Eyeballing it: pros and cons

Features of an RD plot that indicate a questionable fit