Causal Inference in R: Introduction
> who_are_we(c("lucy", "malcolm"))
The three practices of analysis
Normal regression estimates associations. But we want
What would happen if
in the study were exposed to x vs if
For causal inference, we need to make sometimes unverifiable assumptions.
Today, we’ll focus on the assumption of
Tools for causal inference
Propensity score weighting
Propensity score matching
Other tools for causal inference
G-methods & friends
Instrumental variables & friends
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