[2024 Spring] POLS GA 1251 Quant II

Announcements and Resources

Lecture Slides

Causal Identification and Statistical Inference Foundations

  • 1 introduction to causal effects and mechanisms [pdf]
  • 2 a primer on causal identification analysis with potential outcomes and DAGs [pdf]
  • 3 a primer on design-based statistical inference for descriptive quantities I [pdf]
  • 4 design-based statistical inference for descriptive quantities II [pdf]
  • 5 design-based statistical inference for causal quantities [pdf]

Canonical Observational Designs

  • 6 conditioning to identify causal effects [pdf]
  • 7 multiple regression [pdf]
  • 8 matching and weighting [pdf]
  • 9 instrumental variables basics [pdf]

Homework Assignments

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