Jasjeet Sekhon

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
750C Barrows
Phone:
510 642-1624
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Faculty

Research Interests: 
Program Evaluation
Statistical and Computational Methods
Causal Inference
Elections
Public Opinion
American Politics
Degrees: 
B.A., University of British Columbia
M.A., Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University
Personal Statement: 

Jasjeet S. Sekhon is Professor of Political Science and Statistics at University of California, Berkeley. His current research focuses on methods for causal inference in observational and experimental studies and evaluating social science, public health and medical interventions. Professor Sekhon has done research on elections, voting behavior and public opinion in the United States, multivariate matching methods for causal inference, machine learning algorithms for irregular optimization problems, robust estimators with bounded influence functions, health economic cost effectiveness analysis, and the philosophy and history of inference and statistics in the social sciences.