Category: Research

Imbens on DAGs, and the Pedagogy of Causal Inference

Guido Imbens has an interesting new essay on the graphical causal modeling approach pioneered by Judea Pearl, which uses directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) to understand how to infer causal relationships from data. Imbens is a pioneer in applying the potential outcomes (POs) framework in economics to study causal questions. Although authors such as Morgan and […]