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Kirk Bansak

Assistant Professor
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Professor Bansak's research interests are in causal inference, experimental design and analysis, refugee resettlement and asylum politics, algorithmic decision-making, and public opinion. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in ScienceNatureAmerican Political Science ReviewJournal of Politics, Political AnalysisStatistical ScienceJournal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, Nature Human BehaviourPNAS NexusPolitical Science Research and MethodsLegislative Studies Quarterly, Operations Research, and the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS). He is the inaugural Faculty Director of the Yardi Scholarship at UC Berkeley, a faculty affiliate of the Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University and ETH Zurich, and a faculty affiliate of the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI).


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