Causal inference, and problems with the usage of regression
To kick off the reading group, Ryan presented the following:
Freedman, D. A. (1991). Statistical models and shoe leather. Sociological Methodology, 21, 291–313.
Little, R. J., & Rubin, D. B. (2000). Causal effects in clinical and epidemiological studies via potential outcomes: concepts and analytical approaches. Annual Review of Public Health, 21(1), 121–145.
These are archived on the Zotero group.
For our complete discussion of these papers, see Ryan’s slides.