Courses will be held on Tuesday 26 March 2019, 10am to 5pm.


Course A (full-day): "Introduction to Causal Inference"

Miguel Hernán (Harvard) [website]

HS/Keksdose building (map here)

download course description: Hernan_pdf


Course B (full-day): "Introduction to Machine Learning for Causal Inference"

Guido W. Imbens (Stanford Graduate School of Business) [website]

Room B3009 in GW2 building (map here)

download course description: Imbens_pdf

link to recommended reading 1:

download recommended reading 2: AtheyImbens2018_pdf


Instructions for course participants:

  • The registration desk, located in the foyer of the GW2 building, opens at 9:15am. Please register in order to receive your name badge and your lunch vouchers.
  • The courses start at 10:00am. There will be two 30min coffee breaks, and a 1h lunch break. The courses finish at 5pm at the latest.
  • Lunch will be served in the canteen ('Mensa'), 3min walk from the course buildings (see map on website). Coffee will be served near the registration desk.
  • In case you are planning to bring a laptop / tablet please note that the room only has very few power outlets so you cannot rely on charging any devices during the day.
  • The slides of your course will be made available to you.