Causal Inference in Developmental Science


Patrick Curran, Chair (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Dan Bauer (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Jeff Green (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Rick Hoyle (Duke University)

Kelly Rullison (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

Date Speaker Title
September 10 Andrea HussongDirector, Center for Developmental Science & UNC-Chapel Hill Framing the Question of Causality in Developmental Science
September 17 NO CONSORTIUM
September 24 Lisa GennetianThe Brookings Institution  Poverty and Children’s Development
October 1 Fan LiDuke University Causal Effects in Randomized Experiments with Noncompliance: The role of Multivariate Outcomes
October 8 Thomas D. CookNorthwestern University Within-Study Comparisons of Experimental and Adjusted Non-Experimental Estimates: Which Quasi-Experimental Procedures Reproduce Experimental Estimates?
October 22 Jerry ReiterDuke University Missing Data in Longitudinal Studies:The Case for Refreshment Samples
October 29 CANCELLED
November 5 Patrick ShroutNew York University Thinking about Daily Support as Causal Events
November 12 Felix ThoemmesCornell University The Use of Propensity Scores in Developmental Science: Promises & Pitfalls
November 26 Ken BollenUNC-Chapel Hill Causality and Measurement Models
December 3 Steve RaudenbushUniversity of Chicago TBA