Rubin, Donald B.
Overview
Works:  110 works in 332 publications in 4 languages and 5,931 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Textbooks 
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Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by
Donald B Rubin
Statistical analysis with missing data by
Roderick J. A Little(
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)
38 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporating a large body of new work in the field, this second edition includes the latest applications of modern missingdata methods to real data. The authors also examine the theoretical and technical extensions that take advantage of recent computational advances
38 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporating a large body of new work in the field, this second edition includes the latest applications of modern missingdata methods to real data. The authors also examine the theoretical and technical extensions that take advantage of recent computational advances
Multiple imputation for nonresponse in surveys by
Donald B Rubin(
Book
)
25 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how nonresponse in sample surveys and censuses can be handled by replacing each missing value with two or more multiple imputations. Clearly illustrates the advantages of modern computing to such handle surveys, and demonstrates the benefit of this statistical technique for researchers who must analyze them
25 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how nonresponse in sample surveys and censuses can be handled by replacing each missing value with two or more multiple imputations. Clearly illustrates the advantages of modern computing to such handle surveys, and demonstrates the benefit of this statistical technique for researchers who must analyze them
Contrasts and effect sizes in behavioral research : a correlational approach by
Robert Rosenthal(
Book
)
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Contrasts are statistical procedures for asking focused questions of data. Compared to diffuse or omnibus questions, focused questions are characterized by greater conceptual clarity and greater statistical power when examining those focused questions. If an effect truly exists, we are more likely to discover it and to believe it to be real when asking focused questions rather than omnibus ones. Researchers, teachers of research methods, and graduate students will be familiar with the principles and procedures of contrast analysis but will also be introduced to a series of newly developed concepts, measures, and indices that permit a wider and more useful application of contrast analysis. This volume takes on this new approach by introducing a family of correlational effect size estimates."Jacket
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Contrasts are statistical procedures for asking focused questions of data. Compared to diffuse or omnibus questions, focused questions are characterized by greater conceptual clarity and greater statistical power when examining those focused questions. If an effect truly exists, we are more likely to discover it and to believe it to be real when asking focused questions rather than omnibus ones. Researchers, teachers of research methods, and graduate students will be familiar with the principles and procedures of contrast analysis but will also be introduced to a series of newly developed concepts, measures, and indices that permit a wider and more useful application of contrast analysis. This volume takes on this new approach by introducing a family of correlational effect size estimates."Jacket
Test equating by Test Equating Conference(
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)
9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chapters in this book give a detailed and thorough discussion of test equating from many different points of view. It should be a valuable reference on test equating for a broad audience interested in many aspects of tests and testing  educational researcher, psychologists, educators, legislators, and others interested in the technical consequences of educational policies
9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chapters in this book give a detailed and thorough discussion of test equating from many different points of view. It should be a valuable reference on test equating for a broad audience interested in many aspects of tests and testing  educational researcher, psychologists, educators, legislators, and others interested in the technical consequences of educational policies
Matched sampling for causal effects by
Donald B Rubin(
Book
)
21 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matched sampling is often used to help assess the causal effect of some exposure or intervention, typically when randomized experiments are not available or cannot be conducted. This book presents a selection of Donald B. Rubin's research articles on matched sampling, from the early 1970s, when the author was one of the major researchers involved in establishing the field, to recent contributions to this now extremely active area. The articles include fundamental theoretical studies that have become classics, important extensions, and real applications that range from breast cancer treatments to tobacco litigation to studies of criminal tendencies. They are organized into seven parts, each with an introduction by the author that provides historical and personal context and discusses the relevance of the work today. A concluding essay offers advice to investigators designing observational studies. The book provides an accessible introduction to the study of matched sampling and will be an indispensable reference for students and researchers
21 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matched sampling is often used to help assess the causal effect of some exposure or intervention, typically when randomized experiments are not available or cannot be conducted. This book presents a selection of Donald B. Rubin's research articles on matched sampling, from the early 1970s, when the author was one of the major researchers involved in establishing the field, to recent contributions to this now extremely active area. The articles include fundamental theoretical studies that have become classics, important extensions, and real applications that range from breast cancer treatments to tobacco litigation to studies of criminal tendencies. They are organized into seven parts, each with an introduction by the author that provides historical and personal context and discusses the relevance of the work today. A concluding essay offers advice to investigators designing observational studies. The book provides an accessible introduction to the study of matched sampling and will be an indispensable reference for students and researchers
Incomplete data in sample surveys(
Book
)
in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Causal inference for statistics, social, and biomedical sciences : an introduction by
Guido Imbens(
Book
)
18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most questions in social and biomedical sciences are causal in nature: what would happen to individuals, or to groups, if part of their environment were changed? In this groundbreaking text, two worldrenowned experts present statistical methods for studying such questions. This book starts with the notion of potential outcomes, each corresponding to the outcome that would be realized if a subject were exposed to a particular treatment or regime. In this approach, causal effects are comparisons of such potential outcomes. The fundamental problem of causal inference is that we can only observe one of the potential outcomes for a particular subject. The authors discuss how randomized experiments allow us to assess causal effects and then turn to observational studies. They lay out the assumptions needed for causal inference and describe the leading analysis methods, including, matching, propensityscore methods, and instrumental variables. Many detailed applications are included, with special focus on practical aspects for the empirical researcher
18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most questions in social and biomedical sciences are causal in nature: what would happen to individuals, or to groups, if part of their environment were changed? In this groundbreaking text, two worldrenowned experts present statistical methods for studying such questions. This book starts with the notion of potential outcomes, each corresponding to the outcome that would be realized if a subject were exposed to a particular treatment or regime. In this approach, causal effects are comparisons of such potential outcomes. The fundamental problem of causal inference is that we can only observe one of the potential outcomes for a particular subject. The authors discuss how randomized experiments allow us to assess causal effects and then turn to observational studies. They lay out the assumptions needed for causal inference and describe the leading analysis methods, including, matching, propensityscore methods, and instrumental variables. Many detailed applications are included, with special focus on practical aspects for the empirical researcher
Applied Bayesian modeling and causal inference from incompletedata perspectives : an essential journey with Donald Rubin's
statistical family(
Book
)
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Applied Bayesian Modeling and Causal Inference from IncompleteData Perspectives presents an overview with applied examples of these key topics suitable for researchers in all areas of statistics. It adopts a practical approach suitable for applied statisticians working in social and political sciences, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences, as well as graduate students of statistics and biostatistics."Jacket
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Applied Bayesian Modeling and Causal Inference from IncompleteData Perspectives presents an overview with applied examples of these key topics suitable for researchers in all areas of statistics. It adopts a practical approach suitable for applied statisticians working in social and political sciences, biological and medical sciences, and physical sciences, as well as graduate students of statistics and biostatistics."Jacket
Estimating the effect of unearned income on labor supply, earnings, savings, and consumption : evidence from a survey of lottery
players by
Guido Imbens(
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)
19 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knowledge of the effect of unearned income on economic behavior of individuals in general, and on labor supply in particular, is of great importance to policy makers. Estimation of income effects, however, is a difficult problem because income is not randomly assigned and exogenous changes in income are difficult to identify. Here we exploit the randomized assignment of large amounts of money over long periods of time through lotteries. We carried out a survey of people who played the lottery in the mideighties and estimate the effect of lottery winnings on their subsequent earnings, labor supply, consumption, and savings. We find that winning a modest prize ($15,000 per year for twenty years) does not affect labor supply or earnings substantially. Winning such a prize does not considerably reduce savings. Winning a much larger prize ($80,000 rather than $15,000 per year) reduces labor supply as measured by hours, as well as participation and social security earnings; elasticities for hours and earnings are around 0.20 and for participation around 0.14. Winning a large versus modest amount also leads to increased expenditures on cars and larger home values, although mortgages values appear to increase by approximately the same amount. Winning $80,000 increases overall savings, although savings in retirement accounts are not significantly affected. The results do not vary much by gender, age, or prior employment status. There is some evidence that for those with zero earnings prior to winning the lottery there is a positive effect of winning a small prize on subsequent labor market participation
19 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knowledge of the effect of unearned income on economic behavior of individuals in general, and on labor supply in particular, is of great importance to policy makers. Estimation of income effects, however, is a difficult problem because income is not randomly assigned and exogenous changes in income are difficult to identify. Here we exploit the randomized assignment of large amounts of money over long periods of time through lotteries. We carried out a survey of people who played the lottery in the mideighties and estimate the effect of lottery winnings on their subsequent earnings, labor supply, consumption, and savings. We find that winning a modest prize ($15,000 per year for twenty years) does not affect labor supply or earnings substantially. Winning such a prize does not considerably reduce savings. Winning a much larger prize ($80,000 rather than $15,000 per year) reduces labor supply as measured by hours, as well as participation and social security earnings; elasticities for hours and earnings are around 0.20 and for participation around 0.14. Winning a large versus modest amount also leads to increased expenditures on cars and larger home values, although mortgages values appear to increase by approximately the same amount. Winning $80,000 increases overall savings, although savings in retirement accounts are not significantly affected. The results do not vary much by gender, age, or prior employment status. There is some evidence that for those with zero earnings prior to winning the lottery there is a positive effect of winning a small prize on subsequent labor market participation
Causal inference in prospective and retrospective studies by
Paul W Holland(
Book
)
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emphasizing the measurement of causal effects to arrive at a better understanding of the causal mechanisms involved in statistical theory, a mathematical model for causal inferences in prospective studies is developed and then applied to retrospective casecontrol studies. Before developing the model, causal agents are delineated, and causal effects are distinguished from "gains over time". The formal model is presented considering indirect measurement of causal effects, homogeneous populations, intermediatelevel causal effects, the selection variable, randomization and the role of covariates. In the retrospective casecontrol studies, retrospective and prospective probabilities and matching are discussed. A loglinear model for a casecontrol study problem is presented. (Author/CM)
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emphasizing the measurement of causal effects to arrive at a better understanding of the causal mechanisms involved in statistical theory, a mathematical model for causal inferences in prospective studies is developed and then applied to retrospective casecontrol studies. Before developing the model, causal agents are delineated, and causal effects are distinguished from "gains over time". The formal model is presented considering indirect measurement of causal effects, homogeneous populations, intermediatelevel causal effects, the selection variable, randomization and the role of covariates. In the retrospective casecontrol studies, retrospective and prospective probabilities and matching are discussed. A loglinear model for a casecontrol study problem is presented. (Author/CM)
Bayesian data analysis by
Andrew Gelman(
Book
)
13 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Preface This book is intended to have three roles and to serve three associated audiences: an introductory text on Bayesian inference starting from first principles, a graduate text on effective current approaches to Bayesian modeling and computation in statistics and related fields, and a handbook of Bayesian methods in applied statistics for general users of and researchers in applied statistics. Although introductory in its early sections, the book is definitely not elementary in the sense of a first text in statistics. The mathematics used in our book is basic probability and statistics, elementary calculus, and linear algebra. A review of probability notation is given in Chapter 1 along with a more detailed list of topics assumed to have been studied. The practical orientation of the book means that the reader's previous experience in probability, statistics, and linear algebra should ideally have included strong computational components. To write an introductory text alone would leave many readers with only a taste of the conceptual elements but no guidance for venturing into genuine practical applications, beyond those where Bayesian methods agree essentially with standard nonBayesian analyses. On the other hand, we feel it would be a mistake to present the advanced methods without first introducing the basic concepts from our dataanalytic perspective. Furthermore, due to the nature of applied statistics, a text on current Bayesian methodology would be incomplete without a variety of worked examples drawn from real applications. To avoid cluttering the main narrative, there are bibliographic notes at the end of each chapter and references at the end of the book"
13 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Preface This book is intended to have three roles and to serve three associated audiences: an introductory text on Bayesian inference starting from first principles, a graduate text on effective current approaches to Bayesian modeling and computation in statistics and related fields, and a handbook of Bayesian methods in applied statistics for general users of and researchers in applied statistics. Although introductory in its early sections, the book is definitely not elementary in the sense of a first text in statistics. The mathematics used in our book is basic probability and statistics, elementary calculus, and linear algebra. A review of probability notation is given in Chapter 1 along with a more detailed list of topics assumed to have been studied. The practical orientation of the book means that the reader's previous experience in probability, statistics, and linear algebra should ideally have included strong computational components. To write an introductory text alone would leave many readers with only a taste of the conceptual elements but no guidance for venturing into genuine practical applications, beyond those where Bayesian methods agree essentially with standard nonBayesian analyses. On the other hand, we feel it would be a mistake to present the advanced methods without first introducing the basic concepts from our dataanalytic perspective. Furthermore, due to the nature of applied statistics, a text on current Bayesian methodology would be incomplete without a variety of worked examples drawn from real applications. To avoid cluttering the main narrative, there are bibliographic notes at the end of each chapter and references at the end of the book"
Multiple imputation of missing blood alcohol concentration (BAC) values in FARS by
Donald B Rubin(
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)
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incomplete data in sample surveys by
National Research Council (U.S.)(
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)
9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Identification of causal effects using instrumental variables by
Joshua David Angrist(
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)
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Causal inference in retrospective studies by
Paul W Holland(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bayesian Data Analysis, Second Edition by
Andrew Gelman(
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)
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporating new and updated information, this second edition of THE bestselling text in Bayesian data analysis continues to emphasize practice over theory, describing how to conceptualize, perform, and critiques statistical analysis from a Bayesian perspective. Changes in the new edition include: added material on how Bayesian methods are connected to other approaches, stronger focus on MCMC, a chapter on further computation topics, more examples, and additional chapters on current models for Bayesian data analysis such as equation models amd generalized linear mixed models. The book is an i
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporating new and updated information, this second edition of THE bestselling text in Bayesian data analysis continues to emphasize practice over theory, describing how to conceptualize, perform, and critiques statistical analysis from a Bayesian perspective. Changes in the new edition include: added material on how Bayesian methods are connected to other approaches, stronger focus on MCMC, a chapter on further computation topics, more examples, and additional chapters on current models for Bayesian data analysis such as equation models amd generalized linear mixed models. The book is an i
Transactional analysis of personality and environment by Lawrence A Previn(
)
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incomplete data in sample surveys by Panel on incomplete data (EtatsUnis)(
Book
)
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finding MLE of patterned covariance matrices by the EM algorithm by
Donald B Rubin(
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)
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the fragility of instrumental variables estimators by
Guido Imbens(
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)
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Rosenthal, Robert 1933 Author
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 Madow, William G. (William Gregory) 1911 Editor
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Donald Rubin American statistician
Donald Rubin Amerikaans psycholoog
Donald Rubin statisticien américain
Rubin, D. B.
Rubin, D. B. 1943
Rubin, D. B. (Donald B.)
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Рубин, Д. Б 1943
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