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Advanced Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-5 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Data Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Data Analysts
  • Researchers
  • Machine Learning Engineers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Module 7: Introduction to Mediation

4 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lesson 1: Mediation and Conditioning on Intermediate Outcomes8m
Lesson 2: Reframing the Problem of Mediation10m
Lesson 3: Identification of Controlled, Average Direct and Indirect Effects12m
2 readings
Welcome to Module 730m
Intro Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Module 7
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Module 8: More on Mediation

3 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Sensitivity Analyses for Mediation7m
Lesson 3: Instrumental Variables with a Continuous Treatment10m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 810m
1 practice exercise
Module 8: Assessment
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Module 9: Instrumental Variables, Principal Stratification, and Regression Discontinuity

3 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading
3 videos
Lesson 2: Principal Stratification8m
Lesson 3: Regression Discontinuity12m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 910m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Module 10: Longitudinal Causal Inference

3 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Marginal Structural Models8m
Lesson 3: Structural Nested Mean Models and g-estimation9m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 1010m
1 practice exercise
Module 10: Assessment

Instructor

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Michael E. Sobel

Professor
Department of Statistics

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