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Political Science

Causal Inference

Political Science 5024 - Spring 2020

An introduction to the theoretical frameworks for causality and the empirical tools used in the estimation of causal effects. Topics include outcomes, causal graphs, experiments, matching, regression, diffference-in-differences, instrumental variables, sensitivity analysis, regression discontinuity, and more. This course draws on examples from political science, economics, education, public health, and sociology. Requires L32 581 or equivalent.
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