In each week of the series, there will be a Thursday evening public lecture at 7:30pm in room A110 of the Physics-Astronomy Building and a Friday lunchtime seminar at 12:30pm in room 120, Smith Hall. The Thursday evening lecture will be followed by a reception.
|Thursday, April 3, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Robert M. Hauser, University of Wisconsin||Ability and the American Dream: Has Anything Changed?|
|Friday, April 4, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Robert M. Hauser, University of Wisconsin||The Walking Dog Model, Tetrad Differences, and Sibling Resemblance|
|April 10-11||No Causality Lectures||(CSDE 50th Anniversary Conference, featuring Stanley Lieberson and others)||Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Judea Pearl, UCLA||From a Century of Statistics to the Age of Causation|
|Friday, April 18, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Judea Pearl, UCLA||The Logic of Cause and Effect: Unifying Counterfactual, Graphical and Structural Models||Thursday, April 24, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Andrew Abbott, University of Chicago||The Causal Devolution|
|Friday, April 25, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Andrew Abbott, University of Chicago.||Gibbs sampling for subsequence resemblance: application to rhetorical sequences||Thursday, May 1, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Michael E. Sobel, University of Arizona||Causal Inference in the Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Friday, May 2, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Michael E. Sobel, University of Arizona||Some Log-Linear and Log-Nonlinear Models for Ordinal Scales with Midpoints, with an Application to Public Opinion on the Environment||Thursday, May 8, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||James J. Heckman, University of Chicago||Identifying And Estimating Counterfactuals in the Social Sciences: The Role of Rational Choice Theory|
|Friday, May 9, 12:30pm||Smith 120||James J. Heckman, University of Chicago||Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data||Thursday, May 15, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Donald B. Rubin, Harvard University||Techniques for Drawing Causal Inferences from Imperfect Studies|
|Friday, May 16, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Donald B. Rubin, Harvard University||Causal Inference from Imperfect Studies with Nonignorable Treatment Assignment||Thursday, May 22, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Clark Glymour, Carnegie-Mellon University||Costner and the Structure of the Unobserved|
|Friday, May 23, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Peter Spirtes, Carnegie-Mellon University||Recent Advances in Causal Modelling Using Directed Graphs||Thursday, May 29, 7:30pm||Physics-Astronomy, A110||Michael Hout, University of California, Berkeley||Inequality by Design: Cracking the Bell Curve Myth|
|Friday, May 30, 12:30pm||Smith 120||Michael Hout, University of California, Berkeley||Speed Bumps on the Road to Meritocracy: Occupational Mobility of Women and Men in the U.S., 1972-1994|
Sponsored by: College of Arts and Sciences, Departments of Sociology, Economics and Statistics, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology.
Organizing Committee:Kim Korinek, Daphne Kuo, Elizabeth Mounce, Adrian Raftery, Thomas Richardson, Eric Zivot.
Thanks for organizational help and support to: Bruce Bennett, Susan Jeffords, Pete Guest, Charles Hirschman, Donna Leonetti, Bettina Shell-Duncan, John Simpson, Dick Startz, Werner Stuetzle.
Thanks for help with the receptions to: Travis Anderson, Shawn Bauldry, Christine Bond, Amy Darke, April Eaton, Daniela Golinelli, Michelle Keim, Chris Murray, Andrew Schaffner, Todd Simmons, Chris Volinsky, Jennifer Ward-Batts.
Related Course: SOC 582: Causality in the Social Sciences