[gov3009-l] Applied Stats: BOWERS (Sept.20)

Eleanor Neff Powell enpowell at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Sep 18 10:09:28 EDT 2006

Research Workshop in Applied Statistics 

This Wednesday, September 20, is the first meeting of the Applied 
Statistics Workshop.  Please join us at 12 noon for Jake Bowers's 
presentation, "Fixing Broken Experiments: A Proposal to Bolster the Case 
for Ignorability Using Subclassification and Full Matching."  The abstract 
of the paper is available from the workshop website:


Lunch will be served at noon, and the presentation will begin at 12:15 PM 
in Room 354 of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, located in 
the CGIS Knafel Building at 1737 Cambridge St. (next to the Design 
School).  We hope you can attend.

The Research Workshop in Applied Statistics is a forum for graduate 
students, faculty, and visiting scholars to present and discuss work in 
progress and exchange ideas.  it is intended as a tour of Harvard's 
statistical innovations and applications with weekly stops in different 
disciplines such as economics, epidemiology, medicine, political science, 
psychology, public policy, public health, sociology and statistics.  The 
topics of papers presented in recent years include matching estimators, 
missing data, survey analysis, Bayesian simulation, sample selection, 
detecting biological attacks, the impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit, 
and voter choice.

Faculty Sponsors: 
Alberto Abadie (Kennedy School)
Lee Fleming (Business School)
Adam Glynn (Government)
Gary King (Government)
Donald Rubin (Statistics)
Chris Winship (Sociology)

Any Questions?  Feel free to email me at enpowell (at) fas.harvard.edu.

   Ellie Powell
   Workshop Coordinator

Eleanor Neff Powell
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Government
Harvard University
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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