Study Design in Causal Models

@article{Karvanen2015StudyDI,
  title={Study Design in Causal Models},
  author={Juha Karvanen},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Statistics},
  year={2015},
  volume={42},
  pages={361 - 377}
}
  • J. Karvanen
  • Published 13 November 2012
  • Mathematics
  • Scandinavian Journal of Statistics
The causal assumptions, the study design and the data are the elements required for scientific inference in empirical research. The research is adequately communicated only if all of these elements and their relations are described precisely. Causal models with design describe the study design and the missing‐data mechanism together with the causal structure and allow the direct application of causal calculus in the estimation of the causal effects. The flow of the study is visualized by… 
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