Here are some papers about DAGs

  • Elwert, Felix. 2013. “Graphical Causal Models.” Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research. [pdf]
  • Elwert, Felix, and Christopher Winship. Forthcoming. “Endogenous Selection Bias.” Annual Review of Sociology. [PDF]
  • Elwert, Felix, and Christopher Winship. 2010. “Effect Heterogeneity and Bias in Main-Effects-Only Regression Models.” Heuristics, Probability and Causality: A Tribute to Judea Pearl. [pdf]

Here are some applied papers using DAGs

  • O’Malley, A. James, Felix Elwert, J. Niels Rosenquist, Alan M. Zaslavsky, and Nicholas A. Christakis. 2014. “Estimating Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data Using Instrumental Variables.” Biometrics 70(3): 506-515. [pdf]
  • Wodtke, Geoffrey, David Harding, and Felix Elwert. 2011. “Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective: The Impact of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation.” American Sociological Review 76(5):713–36. [pdf]
  • Wodtke, Geoffrey, Elwert, Felix and David J. Harding. 2012. “Poor Families, Poor Neighborhoods: How Family Poverty Intensifies the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation.” PSC Research Report No. 12-776. September 2012. [pdf]
  • Sharkey, Patrick, and Felix Elwert. 2011. “The Legacy of Disadvantage: Multigenerational Neighborhood Effects on Cognitive Ability.” American Journal of Sociology 116(6):1934–81. [pdf]

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