Introduction to Causal Mediation Analysis
University College London
Prof Paola Zaninotto, Prof Bianca De Stavola, Dr Ellie Iob
Intermediate (some prior knowledge)
This introductory course is for anyone wishing to have an overview of main concepts of mediation analysis. Various approaches will be presented with an emphasis on comparing standard approaches with those from the causal inference framework. The course consists of a lecture followed by a computer practical exercise.
During the computer practical session students will be given a data set and a set of questions to answer using a statistical software (Stata or R), under the guidance of tutors.
-To understand when is appropriate to use mediation analysis
-Learn the key concepts of mediation analysis
-Learn to perform a mediation analysis using a real dataset
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Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis
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