Jasjeet S. Sekhon

Professor, Political Science and Statistics
Chief Scientist, Fung Institute of Engineering Leadership
BIDS Senior Fellow
Co-I for Moore/Sloan Data Science Environment

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Jasjeet S. Sekhon

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.