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Yu Xie, Princeton

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Heterogeneous Causal Effects: A Propensity Score Approach “
Abstract: Heterogeneity is ubiquitous in social science.  Individuals differ not only in background characteristics, but also in how they respond to a particular treatment. In this presentation, Yu Xie argues that a useful approach to studying heterogeneous causal effects is through the use of the propensity score. He demonstrates the use of the propensity score approach in three scenarios: when ignorability is true, when treatment is randomly assigned, and when ignorability is not true but there are valid instrumental variables.
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February 21
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States
Los Angeles, CA United States