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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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App Stats: Garcia on "When and Why is Attrition a Problem in Randomized Controlled Experiments and How to Diagnose It"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, February 20, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Fernando Martel Garcia, a Research Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, will give a presentation entitled "When and Why is Attrition a Problem in Randomized Controlled Experiments and How to Diagnose It". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

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App Stats: Carpenter on "R&D Abandonment in Regulatory Equilibrium: Evidence from Asset Price Shocks Induced by FDA Decisions"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, January 30, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Tristan Zajonc, a Visiting Fellow at IQSS, will give a presentation entitled "Sense - A Fully Bayesian Data Analysis Environment for the Cloud Era". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

"Sense - A Fully Bayesian Data Analysis Environment for the Cloud Era"
Tristan Zajonc
IQSS, Harvard University
CGIS K354 (1737 Cambridge St.)
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 12.00 pm

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App Stats: Hatfield on "Statistical properties and health policy applications of microsimulation"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, February 6, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Laura Hatfield, an Assistant Professor from the Department of Health Care Policy at the Harvard Medical School, will give a presentation entitled "Statistical properties and health policy applications of microsimulation". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

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App Stats: Zajonc on "Sense - A Fully Bayesian Data Analysis Environment for the Cloud Era"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, January 30, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Tristan Zajonc, a Visiting Fellow at IQSS, will give a presentation entitled "Sense - A Fully Bayesian Data Analysis Environment for the Cloud Era". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

"Sense - A Fully Bayesian Data Analysis Environment for the Cloud Era"
Tristan Zajonc
IQSS, Harvard University
CGIS K354 (1737 Cambridge St.)
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 12.00 pm

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App Stats: Hainmueller and Yamamoto on "Causal Inference in Conjoint Analysis: Understanding Multi-Dimensional Choices via Stated Preference Experiments"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, November 28, 2012 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Jens Hainmueller and Teppei Yamamoto, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor, respectively, from the Department of Political Science at MIT, will give a presentation entitled "Causal Inference in Conjoint Analysis: Understanding Multi-Dimensional Choices via Stated Preference Experiments". A light Read more about App Stats: Hainmueller and Yamamoto on "Causal Inference in Conjoint Analysis: Understanding Multi-Dimensional Choices via Stated Preference Experiments"

App Stats: Pattanayak on "A Potential Outcomes, and Typically More Powerful, Alternative to 'Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel'"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, November 14, 2012 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak, a College Fellow from the Department of Statistics at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "A Potential Outcomes, and Typically More Powerful, Alternative to 'Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel'". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

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App Stats: Bischof on "Summarizing Topical Content in Document Collections with Word Frequency and Exclusivity"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, November 7, 2012 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Jon Bischof, a Ph.D. candidate from the Department of Statistics at Harvard University, will give a presentation entitled "Summarizing Topical Content in Document Collections with Word Frequency and Exclusivity". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

"Summarizing Topical Content in Document Collections with Word Frequency and Exclusivity"
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App Stats: Hazlett and Hainmueller on "Kernel Regularized Least Squares: Moving Beyond Linearity and Additivity Without Sacrificing Interpretability"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, October 24, 2012 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Chad Hazlett, a Ph.D. student from the Department of Political Science at MIT, will give a presentation entitled "Kernel Regularized Least Squares: Moving Beyond Linearity and Additivity Without Sacrificing Interpretability" (this is joint work with Read more about App Stats: Hazlett and Hainmueller on "Kernel Regularized Least Squares: Moving Beyond Linearity and Additivity Without Sacrificing Interpretability"

App Stats: Scanlan on "The Mismeasure of Group Differences in the Law and the Social and Medical Sciences"

We hope you can join us this Wednesday, October 17, 2012 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. James Scanlan, an Attorney-at-Law, will give a presentation entitled "The Mismeasure of Group Differences in the Law and the Social and Medical Sciences". A light lunch will be served at 12 pm and the talk will begin at 12.15.

"The Mismeasure of Group Differences in the Law and the Social and Medical Sciences"
James Scanlan
Attorney-at-Law
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