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British Academy Fellows

Record for: FIRTH, Professor David

Post: Professor of Statistics, University of Warwick

Specialisms: Statistical theory, modelling, methods and computation; applications in health and social research

Appointments:
Professor of Statistics, University of Warwick University of Warwick (2003-)
Professor of Social Statistics University of Oxford (1993-2003)
Editor, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society B Royal Statistical Society (1998-2001)
Chair, Research Section Royal Statistical Society (2001-2003)

Principal publications:
Exit Polling in a Cold Climate: The BBC/ITV Experience in Britain in 2005 (with discussion), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A, 171, 509-839 (Co-author: J Curtice), 2008
Robust Models in Probability Sampling (with discussion), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society B, 60 3-21 and 41-56 (Co-author: K E Bennett), 1998
Bias Reduction of Maximum Likelihood Estimates, Biometrika 80, 27-38, 1993

Elected to the Fellowship: 2008 § S4

Website:

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/staff/academic-research/firth