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Statistics for Machine Learning for Investment Professionals (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Statistics for Machine Learning for Investment Professionals (Coursera)
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One of the biggest changes in the past decade is the rapid adoption of machine learning, AI, and big data in investment decision making. This course introduces learners with knowledge of the investment industry to foundational statistical concepts underpinning machine learning as well as advanced AI techniques. This course [...]

A Crash Course in Causality: Inferring Causal Effects from Observational Data (Coursera)

We have all heard the phrase “correlation does not equal causation.” What, then, does equal causation? This course aims to answer that question and more! Over a period of 5 weeks, you will learn how causal effects are defined, what assumptions about your data and models are [...]

Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences (Coursera)
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How can we know if the differences in wages between men and women are caused by discrimination or differences in background characteristics? In this course we look at causal effects as opposed to spurious relationships. We will discuss how they can be identified in the social sciences using quantitative [...]

Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)

Mar 7th 2022
Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)
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Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism? Complex patterns in ecology are not always causal and predictable. Populations have their own dynamics that can be independent of external environmental conditions. In this course we look at the way [...]