Directed Acyclic Graphs for Causal Inference

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Date(s) - 11/19/2020 - 11/21/2020
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This seminar offers an applied introduction to directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) for causal inference. DAGs are a powerful new tool for understanding and resolving causal issues in empirical research. DAGs are useful for social and biomedical researchers, and for business and policy analysts who want to draw causal inferences from non-experimental data. A major attraction of DAGs is that they are “algebra-free,” relying instead on intuitive yet rigorous graphical rules.

Starting November 19, Statistical Horizons are offering this seminar as a 3-day synchronous*, remote workshop for the first time. Each day will consist of a 4-hour live lecture held via the free video-conferencing software Zoom. Participants are encouraged to join the lecture live, but will have the opportunity to view the recorded session later in the day if they are unable to attend at the scheduled time.

The course runs from Thursday, November 19, 2020 – Saturday, November 21, 2020.

 

Each day will follow this schedule:

10:00am-2:00pm ET: Live lecture via Zoom

3:00pm-4:00pm ET: Live “office hour” via Zoom (Thursday and Friday only)

 

The fee of $795 includes all course materials.

PayPal and all major credit cards are accepted.

 

For more information, visit the event page here.

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