YEP Mini Course – Scott Cunningham (Baylor University)

YEP Mini Course with Scott Cunningham on “Causal Inference”


This Event is open for all PhD students of the BGSE and CGS as well as for all postdocs of the Universities of Bonn and Cologne.


On May 5th & 12th, 2021, Prof. Scott Cunningham, Ph.D., will hold a virtual lecture on “Causal Inference”. He is a Professor of Economics at Baylor University. His research focus lies on topics including mental healthcare, sex work, abortion and drug policy. He recently published the book “Causal Inference: The Mixtape.”, which provides an introduction to the methods for determining cause and effect in the social sciences.

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday, May 5th, 2021:
    • 14:00 – 15:30 – Lecture I
    • 16:00 – 17:30 – Lecture I
  • Wednesday, May 12th, 2021:
    • 14:00 – 15:30 – Lecture III

Venue: Zoom

Registration: please contact Tim Bock ( if you would like to participate.


On May 12th, 2021, from 16:00 to 17:30 Scott Cunningham will also give one-to-one mentoring advice for advanced Ph.D. students in this area. As there are limited spots available, we ask you politely to send a short email stating your motivation to me until May 5th.

The time slots (CET) will be as follows. You are welcome to state your preferred time slots and we will try our best to meet your needs, however, please keep in mind that we cannot guarantee your preferred time.

16:00 – 16:30 |16:30 – 17:00 | 17:00 – 17:30

Causal Inference

05.05. - 12.05.2021

14:00 - 16:00

Research Event

Tim Bock

Research Manager