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CSSS 20th Anniversary Conference
WhenFriday, May 24, 2019, 8:45 a.m. – 5:25 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomWalker-Ames
Event typesConferences
Event sponsorsCenter for Statistics and the Social Sciences

8:45am - 9:00am
Welcome remarks , Darryl Holman, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, and CSSS Director.

First Scientific Session: 9:00am - 11:40am

9:00am - 9:35am
Model-assisted design of experiments on social networks and social media platforms , Edoardo M. Airoldi, Millard E. Gladfelter Professor of Statistics & Data Science, Director, Data Science Center, Fox School of Business, Temple University.

9:40am - 10:15am
How Auxiliary Information Can Help Your Missing Data Problem , Jerry Reiter, Professor of Statistical Science, Duke University.

10:20am - 10:55am
Matching Methods for Causal Inference with Time-Series Cross-Sectional Data , Kosuke Imai, Professor of Government and of Statistics, Harvard University.

11:00am - 11:35am
Advances in Exponential Family Random Graph Modeling: Parameterization, Assessment, and Understanding , Carter Butts, Professor, Departments of Sociology and Statistics, University of California at Irvine.

Coffee and refreshments: 11:40am - 12:00pm

Second Scientific Session: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

12:00pm - 12:25pm
Social Scientific AI, Matt Taddy, Amazon VP NA Chief Economist , and Professor of Econometrics and Statistics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

12:30pm - 12:55pm
Design Stuff , Amanda Cox, Editor of the New York Times’s The Upshot section

Lunch Break: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Please make your own arrangements for lunch.

Third Scientific Session: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

2:00pm - 2:25pm
An Improved Method for Fitting Item Response Theory Models to Sparse Data , Kevin Quinn, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan.

2:30pm - 2:55pm
A Mixed Methods Approach to Status in Male and Female Prison Units , Derek Kreager, Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Director, Justice Center for Research, The Pennsylvania State University.

3:00pm - 3:25pm
Modeling Asymmetric Relationships from Symmetric Networks , John Ahlquist, Associate Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego.

Coffee and refreshments: 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Fourth Scientific Session: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

4:00pm - 4:25pm
Sensible Statistics for the Social Sciences: How to estimate a population proportion if data are subject to unknown misclassification error? Leontine Alkema, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

4:30pm - 4:55pm
Immobility and Reapeat Migration in the U.S.: Evidence from IRS Longitudinal Records, Mark Ellis, Professor, Department of Geography, and Director, Northwest Federal Statistical Research Data Center, University of Washington.

5:00pm - 5:25pm
Deeper analysis of group disparities in ratings motivated by simulated and real data examples, Patricia Martinkova, Vice Head, Department of Statistical Modelling, Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences.

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