inproceedings{Angrist2014MasteringT, title={Mastering 'Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect}, author={Joshua David Angrist and J{\"o}rn-Steffen Pischke}, year={2014}}Published 2014Economics, Engineering


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Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu–themed humor, Mastering 'Metrics presents the essential tools of econometric research and demonstrates why econometrics is exciting and useful. The five most valuable econometric methods, or what the authors call the Furious Five--random assignment… Expand
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