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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours per week...

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

MODULE 1: Key Ideas

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4 videos (Total 57 min), 2 readings
4 videos
Lesson 1: Causation12m
Lesson 2: Potential Outcome, Unit and Average Effects14m
Lesson 3: Ignorability: Bridging the Gap Between Randomized Experiments and Observational Studies12m
2 readings
Intro Survey10m
Welcome to Module 130m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Module 2: Randomization Inference

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3 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Testing the Null Hypothesis of No Treatment Effect15m
Lesson 3: Randomization Inference6m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 210m
1 practice exercise
Module 2: Assessment1h 30m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

MODULE 3: Regression

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3 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Estimating the ATE: A Regression Approach9m
Lesson 3: Estimating the ATE: Regression Analysis with Covariates7m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Module 3: Assessment1h 30m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Module 4: Propensity Score

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3 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Estimating the ATE Using Sub-Classification on the Propensity Score9m
Lesson 3: Estimating the ATE Using Inverse Probability of Treatment Weighting7m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 410m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Assessment1h 30m

Instructor

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Michael E. Sobel

Professor
Department of Statistics

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