In this essay I discuss potential outcome and graphical approaches to
causality, and their relevance for empirical work in economics. I review some
of the work on directed acyclic graphs, including the recent "The Book of Why,"
by Pearl and...
Kweku Opoku-AgyemangNew paper by Guido Imbens: "Potential Outcome and Directed Acyclic Graph Approaches to Causality: Relevance for Empirical Practice in Economics"
The retailer is pouring $700 million into worker training -- mostly through its own programs. We asked some experts on postsecondary education and training to assess whether Amazon's initiative is threat or boon to higher education.
Amazon moves deeper into offering postsecondary credentials, following Google and other big employers, but largely bypasses traditional colleges with the expanded training options.
Kweku Opoku-AgyemangTech companies may be combining their appetites for economist researchers with unique training programs: Amazon, Google and other tech companies are expanding their postsecondary credential offerings with internal programs and university partnerships.
In March 2018, the Journal of Development Economics (JDE) began piloting Pre-results Review track (also referred to as “registered reports” in other disciplines) in collaboration with the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences...