Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction [Audiobook] download free by Guido W. Imbens

Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction Audiobook download free by Guido W. Imbens
  • Listen audiobook: Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction
  • Author: Guido W. Imbens
  • Release date: 2015/10/29
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780521885881
  • Rating: 9.78 of 10
  • Votes: 420
  • Review by: Julieta Horan
  • Review rating: 8.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Duration: 7H58M46S in 256 kbps (128.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, Vorbis, MP3, FLAC, WMA, MPEG4 (compression ZIP, CPIO, BZ, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 644
  • Includes a PDF summary of 60 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 42M59S (12 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Most questions in social and biomedical sciences are causal in nature: what would happen to individuals, or to groups, if part of their environment were changed? In this groundbreaking text, two world-renowned experts present statistical methods for studying such questions. This book starts with the notion of potential outcomes, each corresponding to the outcome that would be realized if a subject were exposed to a particular treatment or regime. In this approach, causal effects are comparisons of such potential outcomes. The fundamental problem of causal inference is that we can only observe one of the potential outcomes for a particular subject. The authors discuss how randomized experiments allow us to assess causal effects and then turn to observational studies. They lay out the assumptions needed for causal inference and describe the leading analysis methods, including matching, propensity-score methods, and instrumental variables. Many detailed applications are included, with special focus on practical aspects for the empirical researcher.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social Research & Statistics, Medical Research, Health Economics, Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, Probability & Statistics, Economics Of Industrial Organisation
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 71.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 185x261x33mm
  • Weight: 1,280g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom

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