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How can we know if the differences in wages between men and women are caused by discrimination or differences in background characteristics? In this PhD-level course we look at causal effects as opposed to spurious relationships. We will discuss how they can be identified in the social sciences using quantitative data, and describe how this can help us understand social mechanisms....
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Sugerido: 5 hours/week

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Habilidades que obtendrás

CausalityCausal InferenceInstrumental VariableDifference In Differences
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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The Nature of Causal Effects and How to Measure Them

Welcome to the first week of the course! Thıs week we are looking at the nature of causal effects and how to measure them. ...
Reading
1 video (Total: 12 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Reading1 lectura
Course information10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 1 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 1 Case Quiz6m

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1 hora para completar

The Multivariate Regression Model and Mediating Factors

This second module introduces you multivariate regression model and the concept of mediating factors....
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1 video (Total: 12 min), 2 quizzes
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 2 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 2 Case Quiz8m

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1 hora para completar

Randomized Controlled Trials

In this third week of the course we are having a closer look at causality and the randomzied controlled trial....
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1 video (Total: 16 min), 2 quizzes
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 3 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 3 Case Quiz6m

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1 hora para completar

Instrumental Variables

The fourth week of the course we will go through the concept of instrumental variables....
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1 video (Total: 23 min), 3 quizzes
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
Module 4 Lecture Quiz20m
Module 4a Case Quiz6m
Module 4b Case Quiz8m

Instructor

Anders Holm

Professor
Department of Sociology

Acerca de University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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