The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.


Benjamin Goodrich

Associate Research Scholar; Lecturer in the Department of Political Science



Ben Goodrich is a core developer of Stan (http://mc-stan), which is a collection of statistical software overseen by PI Andrew Gelman for estimating Bayesian models. Ben is the maintainer of the corresponding rstan and rstanarm R packages. He teaches in the Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (QMSS) master's program at Columbia University.


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