Stas Kolenikov is a senior survey statistician with Abt SRBI, where he works on sample design, weighting protocols, variance estimation, missing data imputation, experimental design, small area estimation, and other applications of advanced statistical methods in survey research. Prior to joining Abt SRBI, Stas was an assistant professor of statistics at University of Missouri-Columbia and a consultant to the World Bank. He has taught short courses for Stata Corp., The American Statistical Association, Statistical Society of Canada, and the American Association for Public Opinion Research.
Kolenikov received a Ph.D. in Statistics from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a master’s in Economics from the New Economic School and a bachelor’s in Electronic Engineering from the Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology. The latter two institutions are in Russia.