• 419 Citations
1976 …2019
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Research Interests

Statistics and public policy with a special focus on the design and evaluation of large-scale statistical data programs.

Education/Academic qualification

Statistics, PhD, Yale University

… → 1979

Statistics, MPhil, Yale University

… → 1975

Statistics, MS, Florida State University

… → 1974

Biometry, BS, Cornell University

… → 1973

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Grants 1996 2019

Research Output 1976 2018

4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing earthquake hazard map performance for natural and induced seismicity in the central and eastern United States

Brooks, E. M., Stein, S. A., Spencer, B. D., Salditch, L., Petersen, M. D. & McNamara, D. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Seismological Research Letters. 89, 1, p. 118-126 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

induced seismicity
seismic hazard

The 1952 Kern County, California earthquake: A case study of issues in the analysis of historical intensity data for estimation of source parameters

Salditch, L., Hough, S. E., Stein, S. A., Spencer, B. D., Brooks, E. M., Neely, J. S. & Lucas, M. C., Oct 1 2018, In : Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 283, p. 140-151 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

source parameters
seismic hazard

Assessing how well earthquake hazard maps work: Insights from weather and baseball

Stein, S. A., Brooks, E., Spencer, B. D., Vanneste, K., Camelbeeck, T. & Vleminckx, B., Mar 1 2017, In : Earth. 62, 3-4, p. 56-61 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismic hazard

Cost-benefit analysis for a quinquennial census: The 2016 population census of South Africa

Spencer, B. D., May, J., Kenyon, S. & Seeskin, Z., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Official Statistics. 33, 1, p. 249-274 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost-benefit Analysis
Loss Function
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing the performance of Japan's earthquake hazard maps to uniform and randomized maps

Brooks, E. M., Stein, S. A. & Spencer, B. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Seismological Research Letters. 87, 1, p. 90-102 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismic hazard