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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Record 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PLCP 5550 - Causal Inference in Comparative Politics


Provides a framework for conducting causal inference in comparative research. Research methods considered include: laboratory experiments, field experiments, matching, instrumental variables, and difference-in-difference techniques. The role of formal model building as a guide to causal explanation in the social sciences is also emphasized. Prerequisite: once course in statistics at the level of PLAD 7100 or by permission of instructor.



Credits: 3