Estimating local poverty measures using satellite images: A pilot application to Central America, World Bank Policy Research Paper #7329, June 2015.
World Bank WPs[PR]
A Useful Algebraic System of Statistical Models, Census Bureau Research Report Series (Statistics), May 2013.
A Peer-based Model of Fat-tailed Outcomes, Arxiv, April 2013.
Mutual Information as a Measure of Intercoder Agreement, Journal of Official Statistics, October 2012.
Tea for Survey Processing, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Conference of European Statisticians, September 2012.
Finding Optimal Agent-based Models, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper #49, September 2007.
A genome-wide association study implicates diacylglycerol kinase eta (DGKH) and several other genes in the etiology of bipolar disorder, by
AE Baum, N Akula, M Cabanero, I Cardona, W Corona, B Klemens, TG Schulze, S Cichon, M Rietschel, MM Nathen, A Georgi, J Schumacher, M Schwarz,
R Abou Jamra, S Hofels, P Propping, J Satagopan, NIMH Genetics Initiative Bipolar Disorder Consortium, SD Detera-Wadleigh, J Hardy, and FJ
McMahon. Molecular Psychiatry, 2008 (13:2), pp 197-207. Link[PR]
An Efficient Network Generation Method: Interpersonal Networks and the Distribution of Links, December 2005.
Social Influences and Smoking Behavior, Brookings Report to the American Legacy Foundation, February 2006.
Preferences with a Social Component, July 2003.
Dissertation: Information Aggregation, California Institute of Technology, May 2003.
When do Ordered Priors Induce Ordered Posteriors?, September 2002.
Tea for survey processing, with Rolando Rodríguez.
Apophenia: a library of statistics functions, focusing on modular, cross-paradigm modeling.
Writing appendices in LaTeX: a short macro package for writing
theorems in a manner that facilitates moving proofs to an
appendix. [Also available from the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN).]
An agent-based model of migration and demography: project for ECA region of World Bank.
Transforming and Combining Statistical Models,
Data Science DC @ George Washington University, August 2014.PDF slides, MP3 audio
A Simulation of Nonresponse and Imputation,
2013--14 Program on Computational Methods in Social Sciences (CMSS), August 2013.Event agenda, PDF slides
Designing a cross-paradigm modeling framework.
Neyman Seminar at the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Statistics 8 May 2013; invited talk at Stanford University Department of Statistics 14 May 2013, PDF slides.
Poster: DNA Pooling for Whole-Genome Association
Studies with Illumina Infinium Assays, by
Amber E. Baum, Nirmala Akula, Ben Klemens, Imer Cardona, Winston Corona,
Andrew Singleton, John Hardy, Sevilla Detera-Wadleigh, Francis J. McMahon, October 2006.PPT, PDF
The Kojo Nnamdi Show: "The Legal Battle over Software" (National Public Radio discussion), January 2006.info, MP3
Producer and moderator for "Software and Law: Is Regulation Fostering or Inhibiting Innovation?" (Brookings panel), December 2005.transcript
Graduate class on networks and information (Johns Hopkins Econ dept), February-May 2005.reading list and notes
Bamboo Harvest, a game of building and resource management, playable with a standard deck of cards.
Cowsweeper: a variant of Minesweeper, which can be
(if you are using a Java-enabled browser) or be
and played on a PalmOS device, if you can still find one. [Available from many
Why the kurtosis of a N(0,1) is three, February, 2003. PDF