Publications & Books


Publications

"Managing with Markov," Harvard Magazine, Vol. 104, No. 5, May-June 2002, pp. 34-35, 85.

"Baseball" paper for Gardner G4-G5 Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 5-7, 2002.

"Large Scale Social Experimentation," International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavorial Sciences, ed. Neil Smelser and Paul Baltes, New York, NY: Elsevier Science Ltd., 2001, (with Calvin Chiu).

Discussion with Bradley Efron and Robert Tibshirani, ASA viodetape series at University of Connecticut-Storrs, part of 17th Pfizer Colloquium, November 5, 2001.

"Medical Profiling: Improving Standards and Risk Adjustments Using Hierarchical Models," Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 19(3), 291-309, (with J. F. Burgess, C.L. Christiansen and S.E. Michalak).

"Simulation from Wishart Distributions with Eigenvalue Constraints," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2001, 9 (2), 380-389, (with P.J. Everson).

"The Finite Selection Model for Design of the Helath Insurance Experiment," Public Policy and Statistics Case: Studies from Rand, eds. S. Morton and J. Rolph, New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000, pp. 29-53, (with J. Hill).

"Inference for Multivariate Normal Hierarchical Models," Journal of the Royal Statistics Society, 2000, Series B, 62, 399-412, (with P.J. Everson).

Discussion of "Spatial Dependence and Errors-in-Variables in Environmental Epidemiology," by J. Wakefield and S. Morris, Bayesian Statistics, ed. J.M. Bernardo, J.O. Berger and A.F.M. Smith, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999, 6, pp. 671-674.

"Multiplicity, Bayes, and Hierarchical Models," Statistics in Sports, ed. J. Bennett, Arnold Applications of Statistics Series, New York, NY: Arnold Publishers, 1998, Chapter 13, pp. 275-288.

"Improving the Statistical Approach to Health Care Provider Profiling (with discussion)," Annals Internal Medicine, 1997, 137 (8), 764-768, (with C.L. Christiansen).

"Hierarchical Poisson Regression Modeling," Journal of the American Statistical Association,1997, 92 (438), 618-632, (with C.L. Christiansen).

Discussion of "Exponential and Bayesian Conjugate Families: Review and Extensions" by E. Gutierrez-Pena and A.F.M. Smith, Test, 1997, 6 (1), 82-90.

"Natural Exponential Families with Quadratic Variance Functions," Breakthroughs in Statistics, 1997, (3), 374-394, with an introduction by G.G. Letac, 369-373. Reprinted from Annals of Statistics (1982).

Comment on Brad Efron's paper, "Empirical Bayes Methods for Combining Likelihoods," Journal of American Statistical Association, 1996, 91, 555-558.

"Fitting and Checking a Two-Level Poisson Model: Modeling Patient Mortality Rates in Heart Transplant Patients," Bayesian Biostatistics, eds. D.A. Berry and D.K. Stangl, New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1996, pp. 467-501, (with C.L. Christiansen).

"Hierarchical Models for Ranking and Identifying Extremes," Bayesian Statistics 5, eds. J. M. Bernardo, J.O. Berger, A.P. Dawid and A.F.M. Smith, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996, pp. 277-296, (with C.L. Christiansen).

Discussion for the Royal Statistical Society, contribution to the December 13, 1995 discussion, "Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models," by Y. Lee and J.A. Nelder, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society,1996, Series B, 58 (4), 669.


Books

Free for All?, Joseph P. Newhouse and The Insurance Experiment Group, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, paperback version available through Harvard University Press (1996).

On Combining Information: Statistical Issues and Opportunities for Research, National Research Council report of the NRC/CATS Committee, available through the National Academy Press, and also the American Statistical Association, pp. 217, (with D. Draper and D. Gaver).

Introdution to Data Analysis and Statistical Inference,Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1981. Previously published as P-4695, P-4696, and P-5819, The Rand Corporation (1978), (with J. Rolph).

Estimating Population and Incomes of Small Areas, report of Panel on Small Area Estimates of Population and Income, National Research Council, National Academy Press, 1980, (multi-authored).

Experimental Design in Econometrics, a supplement to the Journal of Econometrics, Amsterdam: North Holland Press, 1979, 11, pp. 205, (Volume Editor, D. Aigner).