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Skills you will gain

Difference In DifferencesInstrumental VariableCausal InferenceCausality

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Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 7 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Instructor

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Anders Holm 

Professor
Department of Sociology
10,678 Learners
1 Course

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

The Nature of Causal Effects and How to Measure Them

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 12 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Course information10m
2 practice exercises
Module 1 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 1 Case Quiz6m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Multivariate Regression Model and Mediating Factors

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 12 min)
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 2 Case Quiz8m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Randomized Controlled Trials

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 16 min)
2 practice exercises
Module 3 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 3 Case Quiz6m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Instrumental Variables

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 23 min)
3 practice exercises
Module 4 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 4a Case Quiz6m
Module 4b Case Quiz8m
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Top reviews from Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences

By ASep 11th 2019

The course was well structured and helped to identify different approaches used to measure causality. Overall a well designed course.

By NBFeb 2nd 2019

This is a great course for people working in evaluating different social projects. Improved my insights a lot!

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