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187 * Mon, 7/30/2012, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-Room 27B
Applications of Causal Inference Methods to the Social and Health Sciences — Contributed Papers
Social Statistics Section , Section on Statistics in Epidemiology
Chair(s): Joseph Lucke, SUNY at Buffalo
10:35 AM Using an Experimental Evaluation of Charter Schools to Test Whether Nonexperimental Comparison Group Methods Can Replicate Experimental Impact Estimates Natalya Verbitsky-Savitz, Mathematica Policy Research ; Kenneth Fortson, Mathematica Policy Research ; Emma Kopa, Mathematica Policy Research ; Philip Gleason, Mathematica Policy Research
10:50 AM What Do Panel Studies Tell Us About a Deterrent Effect of Capital Punishment? A Critique of the Literature Amelia Haviland, Carnegie Mellon University ; Aaron Chalfin, University of California at Berkeley ; Steven Raphael, University of California at Berkeley
11:05 AM Semiparametric Double-Robust Estimation for Continuous Treatment Effects: A Case Study of the Effects of Area Deprivation on Child Pedestrian Road Casualties Daniel Graham, Imperial College London ; Emma McCoy, Imperial College London ; David Stephens, McGill University
11:20 AM The Health and Economic Impact of Obesity in the U.S. and Globally Mohammad Quasem, Howard University ;
11:35 AM General Multiple Mediation Analysis with Application to Explore the Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Survival Ying Fan, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ; Qingzhao Yu, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ; Xiao Cheng Wu, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
11:50 AM Floor Discussion

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