Measurement and DAGs
- The witch trial scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- Chapter 5 in Evaluation: A Systematic Approach.1 This is available on iCollege.
- Chapter 5 in The Effect2
- Julia M. Rohrer, “Thinking Clearly About Correlations and Causation: Graphical Causal Models for Observational Data”3 This will be posted on iCollege.
- Section 2 only (pp. 4–11) from Julian Schuessler and Peter Selb, “Graphical Causal Models for Survey Inference.”4 The PDF is available at SocArXiv.
- Chapters 6 and 7 in The Effect5
DAG example page
- The example page on DAGs shows how to draw and analyze DAGs with both dagitty.net and R + ggdag
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Here are all the materials we’ll use in class:
Peter H. Rossi, Mark W. Lipsey, and Gary T. Henry, Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, 8th ed. (Los Angeles: Sage, 2019). ↩︎
Julia M. Rohrer, “Thinking Clearly about Correlations and Causation: Graphical Causal Models for Observational Data,” Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science 1, no. 1 (March 2018): 27–42, doi:10.1177/2515245917745629. ↩︎
Huntington-Klein, The Effect. ↩︎