Metrics: Illuminating the Path from Cause to Effect

5 May 2015

Josh Angrist delivers Special Cemmap Lecture on “Mastering ‘Metrics

featuring: Josh Angrist, Ford Professor of Economics, Co-Director of the School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Research Associate and Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research and IZA.

Friday 15 May 2015
17:00 – 18:00
Jevons LT, Drayton House UCL
(followed by post-seminar refreshment @ basement lounge in Drayton House)
Come hear Josh discuss Mastering ‘Metrics, the new book by Angrist and Steve Pischke. Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as ‘metrics, is the original data science. Mastering ‘Metrics explains and illustrates the econometric methods that economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs.
Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu-themed humor, Josh (Master Joshway) and Steve (Master Stevefu) presents the essential tools of econometric research and demonstrates why econometrics is exciting, fun, and useful.

This event is free and open to the public.