21 January 2016  1.00pm - 2.30pm

Mastering Metrics

Jörn-Steffen Pischke, Professor, Economics Dept, London School of Economics

Steve began by considering some of the key questions that we might like to answer by using econometrics - from the benefits of going to university to the impact of monetary policy on the economy. One of the big problems in undertaking statistical research is that we don’t know the counterfactual. If someone makes a decision between two competing choices, selection bias can intervene -…

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