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609 * Thu, 8/7/2014, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-157B
Recent Developments in Causal Inference — Contributed Papers
Health Policy Statistics Section
Chair(s): Frank Yoon, Mathematica Policy Research   
8:35 AM Bias in Estimating the Causal Hazard Ratio Using Two-Stage Instrumental Variable Methods Fei Wan, University of Pennsylvania ; Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania ; Justin E. Bekelman, University of Pennsylvania ; Nandita Mitra, University of Pennsylvania
8:50 AM Accounting for Unmeasured Confounding and Censoring in Comparative Effectiveness Research Involving Survival-Time Outcomes James O'Malley, Dartmouth ; Jaeun Choi, Harvard Medical School
9:05 AM Large, Sparse Optimal Matching with Refined Covariate Balance in an Observational Study of the Health Outcomes Produced by New Surgeons Sam Pimentel, University of Pennsylvania ; Rachel R. Kelz, University of Pennsylvania ; Jeffrey H. Silber, University of Pennsylvania ; Paul R. Rosenbaum, Wharton School
9:20 AM An Empirical Assessment of the Sensitivity and Robustness of Propensity Score Estimation to Unobserved Covariates Wei Pan, Duke University
9:35 AM The Impact of Imperfect Matching on Causal Inferences Colin Fogarty, Wharton School ; Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania
9:50 AM A Bayesian Up-and-Down Design for Clinical Trials with Multiple Adverse Events in Opposite Directions Yiyi Chen, Oregon Health & Science University ; Zunqiu Chen, Oregon Health & Science University ; Matthew Halsey, Oregon Health & Science University
10:05 AM Floor Discussion

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