DAGs and potential outcomes
- Prologue and at least one of the four acts from This American Life, “Gardens of Branching Paths,” episode #691, January 10, 2020
- Chapter 3 in Impact Evaluation in Practice1
- Chapters 8, 9, and 10 in The Effect2
Potential outcomes, ATEs, and CATEs example page
- The example page on potential outcomes, ATEs, and CATEs shows how to use R to calculate ATEs and CATEs
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Here are all the materials we’ll use in class:
Paul J. Gertler et al., Impact Evaluation in Practice, 2nd ed. (Inter-American Development Bank; World Bank, 2016), https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/25030. ↩︎