Potential Outcomes Framework for Causal Inference

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Why Potential Outcomes Framework for Causal Inference?

You hear it all the time: “correlation is not causation.” By taking this course, you’ll find out what causation really is. Leverage the Potential Outcomes Framework to think counterfactually, and develop a formal language for causal inference.

Take-Away Skills

In this course, you will learn the conceptual foundations for determining causal inference and how to work with data to understand why things happen. You’ll develop a framework to think about problems counterfactually using the Potential Outcomes Framework.

Some knowledge of R is required.

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    Establish a conceptual foundation for causal inference. Think counterfactual, and estimate what you want to know.

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Course Description

Use the Potential Outcomes Framework to estimate what we cannot measure.

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1 hour to complete in total
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Establish a conceptual foundation for causal inference. Think counterfactual, and estimate what you want to know.