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Personalized Treatment: Learning and Decision

Date: 09:00 26 March 2019 - 17:30 26 March 2019
Type: Workshop
Organiser: Toru Kitagawa cemmap and University College London and Aleksey Tetenov University of Bristol
Venue: Institute for Fiscal Studies
Prices: Free

Description

Empirical evidence in social and biomedical sciences commonly suggests individual's response to public policy or medical treatment is heterogeneous. How to efficiently learn and exploit such heterogeneity for the purpose of designing personalized policy/treatment are important topics of interdisciplinary interests.

This one-day workshop presents recent developments on evidence-based design of personalized treatment and targeting policies. It aims to bring together students and researchers in economics, epidemiology, medicine and statistics, with research interest in

 

- Econometric and machine learning methods for personalized treatment/policy

- Medical or policy decision under ambiguity

- Meta-analysis for medical or policy decision making

 

Confirmed speakers include

Jason Abaluck (Yale)

Karun Adusumilli (U Penn)

Rachel Cassidy (IFS)

Sukjin Han (UT Austin)

Charles Manski (Northwestern)

Stefan Wager (Stanford)

 
This event is sponsored by cemmap and ERC (grant no. 715940 - EPP)
 
 
 

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