## 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