Summer 2019

Morning Session: Causality

Friday, Jun. 7, 2019 9:00 am10:20 am

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Yiling Chen (Harvard University), Moritz Hardt (UC Berkeley), Jay Kaufman (McGill University), Issa Kohler-Hausmann (Yale University)

This panel addresses methodological and epistemological issues of cause, counterfactuals, correlations, and effect. What associations may be deemed “proof” of certain outcomes? The subtle entanglement of grounded probability with self-fulfilling prophecy afflicts public and private managerial systems, from how to structure drivers as well as interventions in labor markets, the financial credit industry, health policy, and policing practices.