Causal Inference

STA 640

Statistical issues in causality and methods for estimating causal effects. Randomized designs and alternative designs and methods for when randomization is infeasible: matching methods, propensity scores, longitudinal treatments, regression discontinuity, instrumental variables, and principal stratification. Methods are motivated by examples from social sciences, policy and health sciences. Prerequisite: Statistical 521L or 721.


Prerequisite: Statistical Science 521L or 721

Curriculum Codes
  • QS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring