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February 2018

Machine Learning and Causal Inference

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Susan Athey (Stanford University)

MIT Building 32, Room 141

Abstract: This talk will review a series of recent papers that develop new methods based on machine learning methods to approach problems of causal inference, including estimation of conditional average treatment effects and personalized treatment assignment policies. Approaches for randomized experiments, environments with unconfoundedness, instrumental variables, and panel data will be considered. Bio: Susan Athey is The Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She received her bachelor's degree from Duke University and her Ph.D. from Stanford,…

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April 2018

IDSS Distinguished Seminar

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Duncan Watts (Microsoft Research, NYC)

MIT Building 32, Room 141

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May 2018

IDSS Distinguished Seminar

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge)

MIT Building 32, Room 141

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