Causal Inference in Statistics: an Introduction

  title={Causal Inference in Statistics: an Introduction},
  author={Judea Pearl}
This paper provides a conceptual introduction to causal inference, aimed to assist researchers beneet from recent advances in this area. The paper stresses the paradig-matic shifts that must be undertaken in moving from traditional statistical analysis to causal analysis of multivariate data. Special emphasis is placed on the assumptions that underly all causal inferences, the languages used in formulating those assumptions, and the conditional nature of causal claims inferred from… CONTINUE READING


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