Regression and inference

Content for the week of Monday, August 31, 2020–Friday, September 4, 2020


  • Chapter 2 in Mastering ’Metrics Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke, Mastering ’Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015).
  • “Properties of regression” in Causal Inference: The Mixtape Scott Cunningham, Causal Inference: The Mixtape, 2018,


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