MatchingFrontier: Computation of the Balance - Sample Size Frontier in Matching Methods for Causal Inference

Returns the subset of the data with the minimum imbalance for every possible subset size (N - 1, N - 2, ...), down to the data set with the minimum possible imbalance. Also includes tools for the estimation of causal effects for each subset size, functions for visualization and data export, and functions for calculating model dependence as proposed by Athey and Imbens.

Version: 1.0.0
Imports: MASS, igraph, segmented
Suggests: stargazer
Published: 2015-03-31
Author: Gary King, Christopher Lucas, and Richard Nielsen
Maintainer: Christopher Lucas <clucas at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: MatchingFrontier citation info
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: MatchingFrontier results


Reference manual: MatchingFrontier.pdf
Vignettes: Using MatchingFrontier
Package source: MatchingFrontier_1.0.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: MatchingFrontier_1.0.0.tgz, r-oldrel: MatchingFrontier_1.0.0.tgz
Old sources: MatchingFrontier archive


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