Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Abt SRBI Principal Survey Scientist Stas Kolenikov, Ph.D., PStat, has been elected as the Education Officer for the American Statistical Association Survey Research Methods Section. He will take office on Jan. 1, 2015.
Kolenikov developed the ipfraking package as the production package for weight calibration at Abt SRBI. It has been used on many studies, including the 2013 Survey of American Jews. He continues to develop the package, making updates reflecting advanced issues in weighting methodology, such as different trimming techniques, as well as the production aspects of the package, like more detailed reporting of weight calibration results.
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