FindIt (0.4)

Finding Heterogeneous Treatment Effects.

http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/FindIt

FindIt implements the heterogeneous treatment effect estimation procedure proposed by Imai and Ratkovic (2013). The proposed method is applicable, for example, when selecting a small number of most (or least) efficacious treatments from a large number of alternative treatments as well as when identifying subsets of the population who benefit (or are harmed by) a treatment of interest. The method adapts the Support Vector Machine classifier by placing separate LASSO constraints over the pre-treatment parameters and causal heterogeneity parameters of interest. This allows for the qualitative distinction between causal and other parameters, thereby making the variable selection suitable for the exploration of causal heterogeneity.

Maintainer: Naoki Egami
Author(s): Naoki Egami <naoki.egami5@gmail.com>, Marc Ratkovic <ratkovic@princeton.edu>, Kosuke Imai <kimai@princeton.edu>,

License: GPL (>= 2)

Uses: Does not use any package

Released over 4 years ago.