ISQM Archive 2015-2016

The Price of Religion: Experiments in Willingness to Bear Risks For Others in Islamic Communities

September 9, 2015: Becky Morton, Political Science, New York University

Comparing Preferences Across Actors

September 23, 2015: Jeff Lewis, Political Science, UCLA

Multilevel Bayesian Framework for Modeling the Production, Propagation, and Detection of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays

October 7, 2015: David Ruppert, Engineering, School of Operations, Cornell University

A General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices with an Application to Crude Oil

October 21, 2015: Lutz Kilian, Economics, University of Michigan

Causal Interaction in High Dimension

November 4, 2015: Kosuke Imai, Political Science, Princeton University

Machine Learning and Causal Inference from Experiments

November 18, 2015: Jake Bowers, Political Science and Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mixing Methods: A Bayesian Approach

December 2, 2015: Macartan Humphreys, Political Science, Columbia University

Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation

February 25, 2016: Josh Angrist, Economics, MIT
Note: special day (Thursday), usual time (4:00p-5:30p)

Bayesian regularized regression for treatment effect estimation with many potential confounders

March 9, 2016: Richard Hahn, Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Voter Turnout and Election Outcomes: Or if it Rains on Election Day is that Good for the Republicans?

March 23, 2016: Bob Erikson, Political Science, Columbia University

Counterfactuals, Mediation, Direct and Indirect Effects: The Role of the Ontological Primacy of Causation vs ‚Äč ‚ÄčManipulation

April 6, 2016: James Robins, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard University

Accounting for Selection Bias due to Censoring by Death

April 20, 2016: Michael Elliott, Biostatistics and Survey Methodology Program, University of Michigan

Mostly Dangerous Econometrics: How to do Model Selection with Inference in Mind

May 4, 2016: Victor Chernozhukov, Economics and Center for Statistics, MIT