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SMABS 2004 EAM Causal Effects

Lehrstuhl für Methodenlehre und Evaluationsforschung

Universität Jena

Tagungsablauf & Videos



  Monday, July 23 Tuesday, July 24 Wednesday, July 25 Thursday, July 26
09:00 - 09:45   David MacKinnon
"Introduction to Mediation Analysis: Importance, Applications, and Examples"
Video 01 with slides

Rolf Steyer
"The definition of total, direct and indirect effects and their identification"
Video 01 with slides
Kosuke Imai
"The potential outcome approach to direct effects: Definition, identification, and sensitivity analysis"
Video 05 with slides

Stephen West
Invited discussion
Video 05 with slides

Felix Thoemmes
"Covariate selection for total and direct effects: A comparative view"
Video 09 with slides

Peter Steiner
Invited discussion
Video 09 with slides

09:45 - 10:15  
10:15 - 10:45  
10:45 - 11:15   Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11:15 - 12:30   Axel Mayer
"Identification and estimation of direct and indirect effects"
Video 02 with slides

General discussion
General discussion
Video 06 with slides

Johannes Textor
"Graphical Approaches to Covariate Selection for Direct and Partial Causal Effects"
Video 10 with slides

General discussion
Video 10 with slides
12:30 - 14:15   Lunch Lunch Packed lunch at departure instead of lunch
14:15 - 15:15   Short contributions
Marie-Ann Sengewald
"Accounting for fallible covariates - a comparison of ANCOVA and Propensity Score methods"
Video 03 with slides

Martin Huber
"Identifying causal mechanisms in experiments (primarily) based on inverse probability weighting"
Video 03 with slides
Short contributions
Ana Kolar
"Causal Inference From Small Samples Using Propensity Score Matching Techniques"
Video 07 with slides

Sonja Hahn
"Unbalanced designs containing a qualitative covariate as a factor: Are two-way ANOVA procedures adequate to test a causal hypothesis?"
Video 07 with slides

Boris Mayer
"Conditional Causal Effects in Cross-Cultural Research: Two Examples using HLM and SEM"
Video 07 with slides
 
15:15 - 15:45   Coffee break Coffee break  
15:45 - 16:30   Philip Dawid
"A probabilistic approach to direct and indirect effects"
Video 04 with slides

Andreas Klein
"Conceptual difficulties of modeling mediation: Logical and statistical problems intertwined"
Video 04 with slides
Susanne Rässler
"Conditional effects: How to use them in practice"
Video 08 with slides

David Rindskopf
Invited discussion
Video 08 with slides

 
16:30 - 17:00    
17:00 - 17:30    
17:30 - 18:00   General discussion General discussion  
19:30 Welcome Reception      
20:00   Conference Dinner