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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

STAT 5350 - Applied Causal Inference

Introduces statistical methods used for causal inference, particularly for quasi-experimental data. Focus is on the potential outcomes framework as an organizing principle and examining the estimation of treatment effects under various assumptions. Topics include matching, instrumental variables, difference-in-difference, regression discontinuity, synthetic control, and sensitivity analysis. Examples come from various fields.