Introduction to Causal Inference and Treatment Effects

Seminar Details
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm


Chuck Huber
Director of Statistical Outreach and Senior Statistician at STATA Corp


This talk introduces the basic concepts of causal inference including counterfactuals and potential outcomes. Chuck Huber of STATA Corp. will demonstrate how to use Stata's -teffects- suite of commands to fit causal models using propensity score matching, inverse-probability weighting, regression adjustment, "doubly-robust" estimators that use a combination of inverse-probability weighting with regression adjustment, and nearest-neighbor matching.