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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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English

Sous-titres : English

Compétences que vous acquerrez

CausalityCausal InferenceInstrumental VariableDifference In Differences
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Dates limites flexibles

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Recommandé : 5 hours/week

Approx. 6 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

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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 vidéo (Total 12 min), 1 lecture, 2 quiz
Reading1 lecture
Course information10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 1 Lecture Quiz20 min
Module 1 Case Quiz6 min

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Section
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The Multivariate Regression Model and Mediating Factors

This second module introduces you multivariate regression model and the concept of mediating factors....
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 12 min), 2 quiz
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 2 Lecture Quiz20 min
Module 2 Case Quiz8 min

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Section
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1 heure pour terminer

Randomized Controlled Trials

In this third week of the course we are having a closer look at causality and the randomzied controlled trial....
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 16 min), 2 quiz
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 3 Lecture Quiz20 min
Module 3 Case Quiz6 min

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Instrumental Variables

The fourth week of the course we will go through the concept of instrumental variables....
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1 vidéo (Total 23 min), 3 quiz
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 4 Lecture Quiz20 min
Module 4a Case Quiz6 min
Module 4b Case Quiz8 min

Enseignant

Anders Holm

Professor
Department of Sociology

À propos 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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