Professor Emeritus of Statistics

Leonard N. Stern School of Business

New York University

44 West 4th Street

New York, NY 10012-1126

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Short Biographical Sketch

Professor Emeritus of Statistics, holds a B.S. from Stony Brook University, 1976. He received an M.Phil. in 1978 and a Ph.D. in 1980 from Yale University. He joined Stern in 1980. He was named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 1996, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2003, and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute in 1998. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Foundations and Trends in Econometrics, was Co-Editor of Statistical Modelling: An International Journal for 11 years, and is a former Associate Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B and a former member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Statistics Education. His research interests include flexible nonparametric methods, methodologies for longitudinal and time-to-event data, the analysis of large data sets, and the application of statistics to problems in business and science. He has been a consultant to several organizations, including the New York Aquarium, the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, Citicorp, the American Chiropractic Association, and the New York Public Library.

Selected Publications


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