Evaluating educational programs is a core component of assessment. One challenge occurs because participants often enter into programs with diverse skills and backgrounds. The regression-discontinuity design has been used to evaluate programs amongst a diverse group, but noncompliance is a limitation. A simulation analysis illustrates the impact of noncompliance.
Lesik, Sally A.
"New Perspectives in Applying the Regression-Discontinuity Design for Program Evaluation: A Simulation Analysis,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
1, Article 18.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol10/iss1/18