Missing Data in Social Research

December 12, 2017 12:00 pm - December 13, 2017 1:30 pm


1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027

This talk will focus on the issue of missing data in social research. We describe the three types of missingness and review conventional methods for dealing with it. We will also describe likelihood-based methods and introduce the method of multiple imputation.

presented by Prakash Gorroochurn, Ph.D.
Dr. Gorroochurn is an Associate Professor at the Mailman School of Public Health. He participates in grant-writing and publishing activities with CSSW faculty, scientists and doctoral students. An expert on biostatistics, Dr. Gorroochurn is the author of Classic Problems of Probability, which won the 2012 PROSE Award for Mathematics from the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence. His latest  book, on the history of modern statistics, was released in March 2016.