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Food For Thought: Naveen Narisetty and William Schneider

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Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center--Room 210, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana
Oct 10, 2022   11:00 am - 1:00 pm  
Center for Advanced Study

This Center for Advanced Study public events series features presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

We are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most productive and creative faculty in a series of intellectually and spiritually invigorating presentations. You are invited to drop in when you can and enjoy a bite to eat while you learn about the exciting projects undertaken by our faculty. A brunch buffet will be provided at all in-person events.


11:00am, Naveen Narisetty, Statistics
Quantile Regression Modeling for Survival Data with a Cured Subgroup

Quantile regression is a more robust and comprehensive alternative to the commonly used classical least squares regression. This talk will explore a novel statistical approach using quantile regression modeling for studying survival data in the presence of a subgroup of cured patients with application to analyzing lung cancer data.

Noon, William Schneider, Social Work
Income and Housing Support Experiments and Child Neglect

Both child abuse and child neglect are often considered to be the result of parental psychopathology. However, child neglect may also be closely tied to experiences of poverty. The current project seeks to identify the causal effect of poverty on child maltreatment, and child neglect in particular, by linking administrative child welfare data to three pre-existing income and housing support experiments.

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