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The Statistics of Causal Inference in the Social Science

Level
Semester
Fall 2016
Instructor(s)
Units
4
Number
C236A
CCN
33753
Times
M 4-7
Location
791 Barrows
Course Description

Approaches to causal inference using the potential outcomes framework. Covers observational studies with and without ignorable treatment assignment, randomized experiments with and without noncompliance, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity, sensitivity analysis and randomization inference. Applications are drawn from a variety of fields including political science economics, sociology, public health and medicine.

Requirements

This course is room shared with Statistics  239A