Causal Inference Symposium Presentations
The most recent Causal Inference Symposium took place December 12, 2012. It was sponsored by the Quantitative Methodology Program at the Institute for Social Research.
Featured guest speakers were Judea Pearl, speaking on the mathematics of causal inference, and James Heckman, speaking on econometric causality.
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Judea Pearl symposium slides
"The Mathematics of Causal Inference: Use It or Lose It"
James Heckman symposium slides
"Causal Analysis After Haavelmo: Definitions and a Unifed Analysis of Identifcation of Recursive Causal Models"
2009 SymposiumVideo files for the 2009 Causal Inference Symposium are available below.
"Reducing Bias in Observational Studies: The Relative Importance of Covariate Choice, Reliability of the Covariates and Mode of Data Analysis"
Josh Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Instrumental Variables in Action: Sometimes You Get What You Need"