The course aims at developing participants’ knowledge about counterfactual impact evaluation and participants’ skills to choose and apply appropriate techniques for answering causal questions using randomized controlled trials and quasi-experimental designs. Their application will be illustrated through examples and real data of experiments in social sciences, mainly in educational research. The course will alternate presentations and practical sessions to give participants the opportunity to practice the skills acquired. The course will employ R studio for the analyses.
When - The course will be held May 15-19 from 9:00 to 13:00.
Requirements - The course is open to PhD students, students of “Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicologia della Salute”,
and researchers in the field of educational and psychological sciences. It is necessary to have attended a basic statistics course or have experience in data analysis as well as a good knowledge of English language. It is preferable to have at least a basic knowledge of R to follow the practical sessions of the course.