Research Designs

An overview of how key features of various observational and experimental research designs, and the designs themselves, reduce components of error in estimating causal effects.

2014 Lecture

  Lecture 10 video (2 hrs)
  Slides used in class

  Printable version of slides
  R Code

2013 Lecture

 Lecture 10 Video (2 hrs)
 Slides used in class
 Printable version of slides
 R Code

2013 Section

  Section11
  Section 11 Slides

2012 Section

 Section10
 Section 10 Slides

2010 Lecture, selections assigned this year:

 matchsetlkp2010.pdf
 Causal Quantities of Interest and Error Decomposition (44:35)
 Benefits of Major Research Designs (38:28)