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The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences promotes collaborative interdisciplinary research on statistical methods for the social sciences, and teaches a rich menu of courses for social science students.


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Upcoming Seminar: Michael D. Ward, Department of Political Science, Duke University, April 22, 2015.
Predicting Irregular Leadership Changes in 2015
Call for Proposals: Graduate Student Travel Grants
Deadline: April 17, 2015
For more information go to http://www.csss.washington.edu/ResearchPresentationGrants/
Publication Honor: Congratulations to Maryclare Griffin whose paper, "Assessing Feasibility of Respondent Driven Sampling Using Pilot Data with an Application to Older Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults" has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Student Paper Award from the Government Statistics/Social Statistics/Survey Methods Research sections of the American Statistical Association. Maryclare will present her paper at the 2015 JSM meetings in Seattle.

New Items

Working Paper no. 151 (455K bytes)

"Measuring Collective Efficacy: A Multi-level Measurement Model for Nested Data"
Ross L. Matsueda, Kevin Drakulich
Februrary 2015

Working Paper no. 150 (547K bytes)

"Age-Specific Mortality and Fertility Rates for Probabilistic Population Projections "
Hana Sevcikova, Nan Li, Vladimira Kantrova, Patrick Gerland, Adrian E. Raftery
March 2015

Working Paper no. 149 (581K bytes)

"Multilinear tensor regression for longitudinal relational data"
Peter Hoff
November 2014

Working Paper no. 148 (11.8M bytes)

"Small Area Estimation of Child Mortality in the Absence of Vital Registration"
Laina D Mercer, Jon Wakefield, Athena Pantazis, Angelina M Lutambi, Honorati Masanja, and Samuel J. Clark
November 2014

Working Paper no. 147 (496K bytes)

"Probabilistic Cause-of-death Assignment using Verbal Autopsies"
Tyler H. McCormick, Zehang Richard Li, Clara Calvert, Amelia C. Crampin, Kathleen Kahn, and Samuel J. Clark
November 2014