Columbia
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Andrew Gelman – Ethics and the Replication Crisis in Science

February 28, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

411 Fayerweather Hall, Columbia University

Andrew Gelman, Columbia University

Professor Andrew Gelman will discuss “Ethics and the Replication Crisis in Science”.

Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science and director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University. He has received the Outstanding Statistical Application award from the American Statistical Association, the award for best article published in the American Political Science Review, and the Council of Presidents of Statistical Societies award for outstanding contributions by a person under the age of 40. His books include Bayesian Data Analysis (with John Carlin, Hal Stern, and Don Rubin), Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks (with Deb Nolan), Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models (with Jennifer Hill), Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do (with David Park, Boris Shor, Joe Bafumi, and Jeronimo Cortina), and A Quantitative Tour of the Social Sciences (co-edited with Jeronimo Cortina).

Andrew has done research on a wide range of topics, including: why it is rational to vote; why campaign polls are so variable when elections are so predictable; why redistricting is good for democracy; reversals of death sentences; police stops in New York City, the statistical challenges of estimating small effects; the probability that your vote will be decisive; seats and votes in Congress; social network structure; arsenic in Bangladesh; radon in your basement; toxicology; medical imaging; and methods in surveys, experimental design, statistical inference, computation, and graphics.

The lecture is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, the Data Science Institute, and Sage Publications; it is part of the Computational Social Science Speaker Series.

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , ,

Venue

Fayerweather Hall, Room 411
1180 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
+ Google Map

@The Center of Science and Society at Columbia University 2016
| Contact Us | Non-Discrimination | |