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Ben Hansen's Select Publications

Journal Articles

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 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.

Kirkland, A.R., and Ben Hansen. 2011. "'How do I Bring Diversity?' Race and Class in the College Admissions Essay." Law and Society Review, 45(1): 103–138. 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.

Hansen, Ben, and J. Bowers. 2009. "Attributing Effects to a Cluster-Randomized Get-Out-the-Vote Campaign." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104(487): 873-885. DOI. Abstract.

Hansen, Ben. 2008. "The prognostic analogue of the propensity score." Biometrika, 95(2): 481-488. DOI. Abstract.

Hansen, Ben, and J. Bowers. 2008. "Covariate balance in simple, stratified and clustered comparative studies." Statistical Science, 23(2): 219-236. DOI. Abstract.

Morenoff, Jeffrey, James S. House, Ben Hansen, David R. Williams, George A. Kaplan, and Haslyn E. Hunte. 2007. "Understanding Social Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control: The Role of Neighborhood Context." Social Science and Medicine, 65(9): 1853-1866. PMCID: PMC2705439. DOI. Abstract.

Gnedin, Alexander V., Ben Hansen, and Jim Pitman. 2007. "Notes on the occupancy problem with infinitely many boxes: general asymptotics and power laws." Probability Surveys, 3: 146-171. DOI.

Hansen, Ben, and S.O. Klopfer . 2006. "Optimal full matching and related designs via network flows." Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 15(3): 609-627. DOI. Abstract.

Evans, S.E., Ben Hansen, and P.B. Stark. 2005. "Minimax expected measure confidence sets for restricted location parameters." Bernoulli, 11:571-590. DOI. Abstract.

Hansen, Ben. 2004. "Full Matching in an Observational Study of Coaching for the SAT." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 99:609-618. Abstract.

Hansen, Ben. 2004. "Full matching in an observational study of coaching for the SAT." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 99(467): 609-618. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Morenoff, Jeffrey, Ana Diez Roux, Theresa Osypuk, and Ben Hansen. 2008. "Residential Environments and Obesity: How Can Observational Studies Inform Policy Interventions?" In The Health Effects of Social and Economic Policy edited by Robert Schoeni, James House, George Kaplan, and Harold Pollock. New York : Russell Sage.

PSC Reports

Morenoff, Jeffrey, Ben Hansen, James S. House, David R. Williams, George A. Kaplan, and Haslyn E. Hunte. 2007. "Understanding Social Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control: The Role of Neighborhood Context." PSC Research Report No. 07-614. January 2007. Abstract. PDF.