Social Science Statistics Blog Posts

App Stats: Roberts, Stewart, and Tingley on "Topic models for open ended survey responses with applications to experiments"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Molly Roberts, Brandon Stewart, and Dustin Tingley, all from the Department of Government at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "Topic models for open ended survey responses with applications to experiments".

App Stats: Vadhan on "Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, April 24, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Salil Vadhan, Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

App Stats: Pakes on "Moment Inequalities for Semiparametric Multinomial Choice with Fixed Effects"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, April 17, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Ariel Pakes, Professor of Economics from the Department of Economics at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "Moment Inequalities for Semiparametric Multinomial Choice with Fixed Effects". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

App Stats: Killewald on "His Gain, Her Pain? The Motherhood Penalty and the Fatherhood Premium within Coresidential Couples"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, April 3, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Sasha Killewald, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "His Gain, Her Pain? The Motherhood Penalty and the Fatherhood Premium within Coresidential Couples". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

App Stats: Fowler and Hall on "Do Legislators Cater to the Priorities of Their Constituents?"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, March 27, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Anthony Fowler and Andrew B. Hall, Ph.D. Candidates from the Department of Government at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "Do Legislators Cater to the Priorities of Their Constituents?". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

App Stats: Chamberlain on "Predictive Effects of Teachers and Schools on Test Scores, College Attendance, and Earnings"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, March 13, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Gary Chamberlain, Louis Berkman Professor of Economics from the Department of Economics at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "Predictive Effects of Teachers and Schools on Test Scores, College Attendance, and Earnings". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

App Stats: Mozaffarian on "Estimating the Global Impact of Poor Dietary Habits on Chronic Diseases"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, February 27, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Dariush Mozaffarian, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, will give a presentation entitled "Estimating the Global Impact of Poor Dietary Habits on Chronic Diseases". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

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