Dr Giampiero Marra
|Position||Senior Lecturer in Statistics|
|Phone (external)||+44 (0)20 7679 1864|
|Themes||Stochastic Modelling and Time Series, Biostatistics, General Theory and Methodology|
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.
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.
- 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.