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Author Morgan, Stephen L. (Stephen Lawrence), 1971-
Title Counterfactuals and causal inference : methods and principles for social research / Stephen L. Morgan and Christopher Winship
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  300.72 M8236 2007    DUE 04-19-23    30500101275702
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  300.72 M8236 2007 c.2  DUE 01-07-24  -  30500101346347
 RCHSS Library  H62 M646 2007    AVAILABLE    30560400551880
Descript xiii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Analytical methods for social research
Analytical methods for social research
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-316) and index
Part I. Counterfactual Causality and Empirical Research in the Social Sciences -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The counterfactual model; Part II. Estimating Causal Effects by Conditioning -- 3. Causal graphs, identification, and models of causal exposure -- 4. Matching estimators of causal effects -- 5. Regression estimators of causal effects -- Part III. Estimating Causal Effects When Simple Conditioning is Ineffective -- 6. Identification in the absence of a complete model of causal exposure -- 7. Natural experiments and instrumental variables -- 8. Mechanisms and causal explanation -- 9. Repeated observations and the estimation of causal effects -- Part IV. Conclusions -- 10. Counterfactual causality and future empirical research in the social sciences
"In this book, the counterfactual model of causality for observational data analysis is presented, and methods for causal effect estimation are demonstrated using examples from sociology, political science, and economics."--Jacket
Subject Social sciences -- Research
Social sciences -- Methodology
Inferência estatística
Metodologia da pesquisa
Sociaal-wetenschappelijk onderzoek
Alt Author Winship, Christopher
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