Master's Degree Students

Iowa State University

  1. Marcela Alfaro, MS Statistics, ISU, summer 2009. “Comparison of Prior Distributions in Hierarchical Models.”

  2. Kyle Hewitt, MS Statistics, ISU, spring 2009. “Calibration Estimation applied to Iowa School Survey Data”

  3. Kari Kraemer, MS Statistics, ISU, fall 2008. “The Effect of Technology on Student Achievement in Iowa Public Schools.”

  4. Katy Campbell, MS Statistics, ISU, summer 2007. “A comparison of survey mode on response rates and responses in a work-habit study of ISU students.”

  5. Jun Liu, MS Statistics, ISU, summer 2007. “Discrimination on record of police activity to distinguish different types of behavior: A study of a discrimination and clustering procedure.”

  6. Jianhua Zhu, MS Statistics, ISU, spring 2006. “Evaluating the income effect of a contract farming program: Evidence from China.”

  7. Lu Lu, MS Statistics, ISU, fall 2005. “Variance estimation in a survey for the School Board of the State of Iowa.”

  8. Paul Buzinec, MS Statistics, ISU, summer 2005. “The three-card method with generalizations for sensitive survey topics.”

  9. Liza Nirelli, MS Statistics, ISU, summer 2005. “Comparison of methods for handling missing data in a collegiate survey of tobacco use.” SAS: teaching consultant (2005-). Lead Statistician, U. of Idaho Social Science Research Unit (2014-).

  10. Ian Asplund, MS Statistics, ISU, spring 2005. “Regression models for predicting rainfall soil erosion.”

  11. Juan Liu, MS Statistics, ISU, fall 2004. “Factors affecting clustering of multivariate binary data."

The University of Chicago

  1. Meilin Qian Song, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, summer 2003. “Estimation of causal effects via propensity score methods.”

  2. Enrique Basurto, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, summer 2003. “Applied multivariate methods: Principal components and factor analysis.”

  3. Hyo Duk Shin, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, winter 2003. “Comparison of hierarchical Bayesian models for estimating prevalence and test accuracy in the absence of a gold standard.”

  4. Jeniffer Iriondo-Perez, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, winter 2003. “Small area estimation of proportions.”

  5. Byung Cho Kim, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, spring 2002. “A Bayesian errors-in variables regression model via Gibbs sampling.”

  6. Ding Cai Cao, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, winter 2002. “Models for paired comparison and ranking data with stimulus and observer covariates.”

  7. Jong Chool Park, MS Statistics, The University of Chicago, summer 2001. “Bayesian analysis of mixtures applied to maternal smoking and gestation.”