Giving IVs a Shot: A gentle introduction to causal inference with instrumental variables.

Seminar Series

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 01:30
Hock Plaza 11025

Abstract: This seminar will provide an introduction and basic intuition behind the use of instrumental variables to estimate treatment effects, examining their use in both randomized and observational settings. The talk will cover assumptions needed in order to make valid inference with IVs as well as common applications of the method.



Alyssa Platt, Biostatistician II
Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Methods Core