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Activity Number: 451
Type: Roundtables
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 : 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Education
Abstract - #308836
Title: The Mathematics of Causal Inference
Author(s): Judea Pearl*+
Companies: UCLA
Keywords: causal inference ; confounding ; mediation ; missing data ; meta analysis

This paper reviews concepts, principles and tools that have led to a coherent mathematical theory of causation based on structural models. The theory provides solutions to a number of problems in causal inference, including questions of confounding control, policy analysis, mediation, missing data and the integration of data from diverse studies.

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