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Master of Science in Economics and Development

Causal inference and program evaluation

ECTS: 9

Year: 2

Semester: II

Instructor: Fabrizia Mealli

Statistical methods for inferring causal effects from data from randomized experiments or observational studies. Students will develop expertise to assess the credibility of causal claims and the ability to apply the relevant statistical methods for causal analyses. Examples from many disciplines: economics, education, other social sciences, epidemiology, and biomedical science. Evaluations of job training programs, educational voucher schemes, changes in laws such as minimum wage laws, medical treatments, smoking, military service.

 

 
last update: 23-July-2018
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