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Manipulation of the running variable in the regression discontinuity design: A density test

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Econometrics.

    Volume (Year): 142 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 698-714

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:econom:v:142:y:2008:i:2:p:698-714

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