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Workshop: Application of Bayesian Statistics in Social Science
Friday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m.-5 .pm., Maxwell School Global Collaboratory, 060 Eggers Hall. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scott Lynch, professor of sociology at Princeton University and affiliate of Princeton’s Office of Population Research, will conduct a day-long workshop on underlying theory, model formulation, and estimation approaches including Gibbs sampling. He will illustrate
these topics with a number of empirical applications and include demonstrations of selected software, e.g., R and WinBUGS.
Lynch is the author of INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED BAYESIAN STATISTICS AND ESTIMATION FOR SOCIAL SCIENTISTS (Springer 2007). His research has appeared in sociology, health, gerontology and demographic journals.
Free and open to the SU community.
Contact Person: Martha Bonney, SU Gerontology Center, 443-2703,