All articles are in a zip file (1.8GB) that can be downloaded from: 







The books listed below are required and available at various online bookstores.


To Purchase:

1.  Rubin, Donald (2006) Matched Sampling for Causal Effects

2, Guo, Shenyang and Mark W. Fraser (2010) Propensity Score Analysis: Statistical Methods and Applications. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publishers. (hereinafter called G&F)


Copies of some chapters are available to borrow from Professor McCubbins (I encourage students to buy these books; they are readily available and very useful):

1.  Curd and Cover (1998) Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues

2.  Imbens and Rubin (2013) Causal Inference in Statistics and Social Sciences [draft] (hereinafter called I&R, including in the ZIP file)

3.  Chapters from Trochim and Donnelly (2007) The Research Methods Knowledge Base, 3rd Edition. Atomic Dog. You can get most of Trochim's book here: 




4.  Chapters from Cameron and Trivedi, Microeconometrics: Models and Applications.