BIOS 610 Causal Inference in Biostatistics (4 credits)

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Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Biostatistics : Foundations of causal inference in biostatistics. Statistical methods based on potential outcomes; propensity scores, marginal structural models, instrumental variables, structural nested models. Introduction to semiparametric theory.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Robert William Platt (Winter)

  • BIOS 602, MATH 557, or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

  • This course is intended for PhD and advanced Masters students in Biostatistics or Statistics.