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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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seismic hazard Earth & Environmental Sciences
Census Mathematics
Cost-benefit Analysis Mathematics
Forecast Mathematics
Estimate Mathematics
Data Quality Mathematics
Adjustment Mathematics
earthquake Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Grants 1996 2020

Research Output 1976 2019

Assessments of the performance of the 2017 one-year seismic-hazard forecast for the central and eastern United States via simulated earthquake shaking data

Brooks, E. M., Neely, J., Stein, S. A., Salditch, L. & Spencer, B. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Seismological Research Letters. 90, 3, p. 1155-1167 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

shaking
seismic hazard
forecasting
hazards
earthquakes
5 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
hazards
earthquakes
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
shaking
earthquakes
earthquake
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
Earthquakes
Hazards
weather

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
Census
Estimate
Africa
Loss Function