Week 3

Date: Sep 14th - Sep 16th

What we will cover

In this session, we will fully dive into Causal Inference: Potential outcomes framework, the fundamental problem of causal inference, causal estimands, and study design.

  • Angrist & Pischke. (2015). “Mastering Metrics”. Chapter 1: Randomized Trials. Pg. 1-11.

  • Marginal Revolution University. (2019). “Ceteris Paribus: Public vs. Private University”. Video materials from Mastering Metrics.


Complete before Sunday Sep 12th (11:59 pm) (if your section is on Tue) or Tuesday Sep 14th (11:59 pm) (if your section is on Thu). You can find the assignment here.


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Here is the R code we will review in class, with some additional data and questions Download

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