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325 * ! Tue, 7/31/2018, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-West 110
Bayesian Methods for Policy Research — Invited Papers
Health Policy Statistics Section, Statistics and Public Policy, Section on Bayesian Statistical Science
Organizer(s): Jonathan Gellar, Mathematica Policy Research
Chair(s): Jonathan Gellar, Mathematica Policy Research
10:35 AM A Retrospective Control Study of the Millennium Villages Project
Shira Mitchell, Mathematica Policy Research; Andrew Gelman, Columbia University; Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University; Avi Feller, UC Berkeley; Elizabeth A Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Alan Zaslavsky, Harvard University Medical School
10:55 AM Uncertainty in the Design Stage of Observational Studies

Matthew Cefalu, RAND Corporation; Corwin Zigler, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
11:15 AM Evaluating Power Plant Regulations with Methods for Causal Inference on Bipartite Networks with Interference

Fabrizia Mealli, University of Florence; Corwin Zigler, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Laura Forastiere, University of Florence
11:35 AM Plausible Priors Precede Persuasive Posteriors
Mariel Finucane, Mathematica Policy Research
11:55 AM Discussant: Jennifer L Hill, New York University
12:15 PM Floor Discussion