Yes! Six Causality Books That Will Get You From Zero to Advanced (2023)
…and you can get 3 of them completely for free if you want! 🤗
Recent years brought a sharp increase in interest in causal methods in the research community and in the industry. One of the challenges that people entering the field face is a lack of standardized resources and terminology. Causality research has been scattered and divided into sub-fields for decades. One of the consequences of this fact is that many newcomers feel overwhelmed and confused when they enter the field.
I was in the same spot a couple years ago.
In this post I want to share with you six causal books that allowed me to structure and speed-up my causal journey. I hope they will help you achieve the same!
And yes, you got it right, you can get 3 of these books for free, 100% legally if you choose so! 😯
For every book I’ll provide you with 5 bullet points highlighting the most important topics covered in the book. I’ll also provide you with links to get a copy and/or a free copy of a book if it’s available.
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1. Starting Strong: “The Book of Why”
You can think of it as a comprehensive introduction to the field. It’s a mixture of theory, history, storytelling, math and practical exercises. If that sounds like a lot, don’t worry, it’s really well-structured and fun to read! The authors cover the history of causality, the basic theory behind Pearl’s do-calculus and share inspiring examples of the applications of causal inference in the…