Mediation Analysis with Time-Varying Mediators and Exposures

  • Wenjing Zheng
  • Mark J. van der Laan
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


An exposure often acts on an outcome of interest directly, or indirectly through the mediation of some intermediate variables. Identifying and quantifying these two types of effects contribute to further understanding of the underlying causal mechanism. Modern developments in formal nonparametric causal inference have produced many advances in causal mediation analysis in nonlongitudinal settings. (e.g., Robins and Greenland 1992; Pearl 2001; van der Laan and Petersen 2008; VanderWeele 2009; Hafeman and VanderWeele 2010; Imai et al. 2010b,a; Pearl 2011; Tchetgen Tchetgen and Shpitser 2011a,b; Zheng and van der Laan 2012b; Lendle and van der Laan 2011).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NetflixLos GastosUSA
  2. 2.Division of Biostatistics and Department of StatisticsUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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