Matching Methods to Ameliorate Model Dependence

Matching methods as nonparametric preprocessing to reduce model dependence in parametric causal inference.

2016 Lecture

  Slides for class

2015 Section

 Section 9 Slides
 Section 9 Slides - Handout

2015 Lecture

  Lecture 10 video (4-13)
  Lecture 9 video (4-6)

  Slides for class

2015 Section

  Section 11 video (4-15)
  Slides for section 11 class
  R code for section 11 class
  Section 10 video (4-8)
  Slides for section 10class

2014 Lecture

  Slides for class

2014 Section
  Section 11 Video (2 hrs)
  Section 11 Slides (printable)
  Section 11 R Code
  Section 10 Video (2 hrs)
  Section 10 Slides (printable)

2013 Lecture

  Lecture 9 Video (2 hrs)
 Slides used in class
 Printable version of slides
 R Code

2013 Section
  Section 10 Video (2 hrs)
  Section 10 Slides (printable)

2012 Lecture

 Lecture 8 Video (2 hrs)
 Slides used in class
 Printable version of slides
 R Code

2012 Section

 Section 9
 section9.pdf
 Section 9 R Code

2010 Lecture, selections assigned this year:

 psparap2011.pdf
 Intro to Matching and Review of Model Dependence (06:02)
 Matching as Solution to Model Dependence (27:23)
 Matching and Causal Quantities of Interest (07:44)
 3 Methods of Matching (25:22)
 Space Graphs: Visualizing Bias-Variance Tradeoff in Matching (17:30)
 Reorientation on Matching Methods and Space Graphs (16:03)
 Propensity Score Matching as Approximating Random Matching (15:57)
 Problems with Popular Matching Methods and CEM as a Valuable Alternative (11:46)