Dr Giampiero Marra

Position Senior Lecturer in Statistics
Phone (external) +44 (0)20 7679 1864
Phone (internal) 41864
Email(*) giampiero.marra
Personal webpage http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucakgm0/
Themes Stochastic Modelling and Time SeriesBiostatisticsGeneral Theory and Methodology

* @ucl.ac.uk

Biographical Details

Giampiero Marra

Giampiero has been working at UCL since September 2010. After having graduated in Statistics and Economics at the University of Bologna in 2004, he worked as an econometrician and statistician for a consulting firm and a multinational company. In 2007, he was awarded an MSc in Statistics at UCL, and defended his PhD thesis at the University of Bath in November 2010.

Research Interests

Penalized likelihood based inference in semiparametric simultaneous equation models, copula regression modelling, generalized additive modelling.

Keywords: endogeneity, non-random sample selection, observed and unobserved confounding, penalised regression spline, copula, generalized regression, computational statistics.   

Selected publications

  • Marra G, Radice R, Barnighausen T, Wood SN, McGovern ME (in press), A Simultaneous Equation Approach to Estimating HIV Prevalence with Non-Ignorable Missing Responses, Journal of the American Statistical Association, SemiParBIVProbit R package.
  • Radice R, Marra G, Wojtys M (in press), Copula Regression Spline Models for Binary Outcomes, Statistics and Computing.