STATISTICS 265 - CAUSAL INFERENCE SPRING 2018

Lecture: Tu Th 12:30pm-1:50pm in Donald Bren Hall 1422 instructor: Hal Stern office: 2216 Bren Hall phone: 949-824-1568 email: sternh@uci.edu office hours: Tu 2:00-3:00pm


COURSE DOCUMENTS: Syllabus TEXTBOOK: Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences by Guido W. Imbens and Donald B. Rubin (Cambridge Univ Press, 2015) SECONDARY TEXT: Causal Inference in Statistics: A Primer by Judea Pearl, Madelyn Glymour, and Nicholas P. Jewll (Wiley, 2016) HOMEWORK / HANDOUTS: Homework 1 (assigned 4/17/18, due 5/1/18) (Cloud seeding data as .RData, .csv) Homework 1 solutions Homework 2 (assigned 5/1/18, due 5/15/18) (Florida 2004 voting data as .RData, .csv) J. Sekhon technical report Dehejia and Wahba JASA 1999 article Homework 2 solutions 2010 Exam 2010 Exam solutions Homework 3 (assigned 5/15/18, due 5/31/18) Homework 3 solutions READINGS: Fact sheet: Proposition 47 and Crime by C. Kubrin and B. Bartos (UCI Criminology, Law and Society Protecting unauthorized immigrant mothers improves their children's mental health by J. Hainmueller et al., Science, 2017, 1001-1004. Last updated June 5, 2018