Evaluating the Implementation and Efficacy of Excellence for All - Year 2 Funding (National Center on Education and the Economy)
June 2014 Supplement, Statistic back end for Gates Evaluation Engine (Gates Foundation)
Statistics back end for Gates evaluation engine (Gates Foundation)
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Associate Professor, Statistics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Faculty Associate, Education and Well Being, Institute for Social Research.
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Ben Hansen's research interests include optimal matching, propensity-score adjustments for observational studies, quasiexperimental methods, and program assessment. In recent work, he investigates informed consent and perception of risk in survey participation; how to reduce disclosure risk; and how to increase security in the dissemination of human subjects data.
Hansen, Ben, W.M. Compton, Daniel Eisenberg, L. Milazzo-Sayre, R. McKeon, and A. Hughes. 2016. "Prevalence and Mental Health Treatment of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior Among College Students Aged 18-25 Years and Their Non-College-Attending Peers in the United States." Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 77(6): 815-24. DOI. Abstract.
Gurm, H., C. Hosman, E. Bates, D. Share, Ben Hansen, and M. Blue Cross Blue Shield. 2015. "Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of a Catheterization Laboratory-Only Eptifibatide Dosing Strategy in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention." Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 8(2). DOI. Abstract.
Hansen, Ben, Paul R. Rosenbaum, and Dylan S. Small. 2014. "Clustered Treatment Assignments and Sensitivity to Unmeasured Biases in Observational Studies." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109(505): 133-144. DOI. Abstract.
Gurm, Hitinder S., Carrie Hosman, David Share, and Ben Hansen. 2013. "Comparative safety of vascular closure devices and manual closure among patients having percutaneous coronary intervention." Annals of Internal Medicine, 159(10): 660-666. DOI. Abstract.
Cerda, Magdalena, Jeffrey Morenoff, Ben Hansen, Kimberly Hicks, Luis Duque, Alexandra Restrepo, and Ana V. Diez Roux. 2012. "Reducing Violence by Transforming Neighborhoods: A Natural Experiment in Medellin, Colombia." American Journal of Epidemiology, 175(10): 1045-1053. PMCID: PMC3353133. DOI. Abstract.
Hosman, Carrie A., Ben Hansen, and Paul W. Holland. 2010. "The sensitivity of linear regression coefficients' confidence limits to the omission of a confounder." Annals of Applied Statistics, 4(2): 849-870. DOI. Abstract.