Program of Events

An opportunity for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students from all over campus to present and discuss their quantitative research.

Friday, October 27, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 Social Sciences & Humanities)

Now in its third year, "Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences" is an interdisciplinary quantitative research conference for UC Davis graduate students, postdocs, and faculty.  

Program of Events:

Check-in/Coffee and Tea: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

SESSION 1: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Lauren Peritz (Political Science), “Do trade agreements increase trade? Evidence from a network analysis.”

Tyler Scott (Environmental Science and Policy), “Measuring collaborative governance over time with text mining and data analysis”

Colin Cameron (Economics), “A very brief introduction to machine learning methods for regression”

Coffee Break: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

SESSION 2: 11:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Bulat Gafarov (Agricultural and Resource Economics), “Effects of monetary policy (announcement of quantitative easing) based on a set-identified structural vector autoregression model”

Takuya Ura  (Economics), “Heterogeneous treatment effects with mismeasured endogenous treatment”

Prasad Naik (Graduate School of Management), "Measuring advertising effectiveness using robust dynamic estimation"

Lunch: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

SESSION 3: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Jacob Hibel (Sociology), “Multilevel models for count data: An illustration from a national study of charter school formation”

Megan Welsh (Education), TBA 

Eduardo Estrada (Psychology), “Identifying change and predicting developmental trajectories at the individual level from childhood to adolescence”






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