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Propensity score: Theory and applications

Date: December, 22, 2006, 13:30 - 18:30
Conference Room: Osaka University, Toyonaka Campus, A001 (Changed December 18)
                        (Building A in the Institute for Higher Eduction Research and Practice)
                        (大学教育実践センター 共A001. See the page of map)
Organizer: Yutaka Kano (Osaka University)

13:30 - 14:30  Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona)
                      Adaptive design of multiple stage experiments using the propensity score

14:30 - 15:15  Masafumi Fukuda (The Mainichi Newspapers)
                      Applying propensity score adjustment to predicting election outcomes


15:45 - 16:30  Takahiro Hoshino (Tokyo University)
                       Propensity score adjustment without strong ignorability assumption
16:30 - 17:15  Tosiya Sato (Kyoto University)
                      Standardization, regression models, and marginal structural models

17:15 - 18:00  discussion

18:00 - 20:00  informal discussion with snacks at a cafeteria on campus

All talks except for Dr. Hirano's are given in Japanese.
For those who are interested in the symposium, please contact Yutaka Kano
(kano at sigmath.es.osaka-u.ac.jp).

The symposium is financially suppoted by grant-in-aid for Scientific Research (B) #18300094 from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and 21st Century COE Program "Behavioral macrodynamics based on surveys and experiments."