Counter-factual Concepts

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Lind 305
David Madigan (Columbia University)
The counterfactual approach to casual inference dates back at least to Neyman and has developed considerably in recent decades due to pioneering work by Rubin, Pearl, Robbins, and others. This lecture will introduce the counterfactual approach and discuss specific examples.