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causal

adjective causative, compelling, conductive, constitutive, creative, determinant, determinative, effectual, formative, generating, generative, inception, inducing, influential, institutive, instrumental, originating, originative, productive
Associated concepts: causal connection, causal negligence, causal relationship
See also: causative
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Robust causal inference using directed acyclic graphs: the R package 'dagitty'.
We've been using computers to make political predictions for years--so what will programming computers to understand causal inference change?
Causal inferences certainly benefit from the application of optimal methods and multi-institutional consortium-based efforts, but placing findings in the context of all the available evidence is surely at the heart of any scientific enterprise (12).
Causal inference from randomized trials in social epidemiology.
Our study was strengthened by using nationally representative data, applying causal inference methods, and distinguishing the effects of gaining and losing medical homes.
Among other advantages, sustained fieldwork presents the opportunity to use process tracing to bolster causal inference (see Bennett and Checkel 2015; Dunning 2015).
While a realistic nonstationary treatment of this case study is beyond our scope, it is important to underline that including assumptions of nonstationarity into a causal inference study presents no particular difficulties in general.
Designing and implementing the simplest of research designs that support causal inference is a daunting task.
His discussion of distinct matter focuses on noncausal operations that are permanent, irresistible, and universal (Treatise 1.4.1.1), showing that the belief in causal inference and the belief in distinct matter cannot both be defeasibly justified and that the reliability theory of justification explains why only the belief in causal inference can be defeasibly justified.