November 2011

App Stats: Friedman on "The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Students' Outcomes in Adulthood"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, November 30, 2011 for the final Applied Statistics Workshop of the semester. John Friedman, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will give a presentation entitled "The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Students' Outcomes in Adulthood". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

App Stats: Beltrán-Sánchez on "New Evidence Linking Early and Late-life Mortality in European Cohorts"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, November 16, 2011 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, a postdoctoral research fellow at the USC Davis School of Gerontology and at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, will give a talk entitled "New Evidence Linking Early and Late-life Mortality in European Cohorts".

App Stats: VanderWeele on "Sensitivity Analysis for Contagion Effects in Social Networks"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, November 9, 2011 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Tyler VanderWeele, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, will give a presentation entitled "Sensitivity Analysis for Contagion Effects in Social Networks". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.