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Chris Wiesen: Power Estimation for Hypothesis Tests Commonly Used in Social Science

November 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Friday, November 1, Chris Wiesen will present “Power Estimation for Hypothesis Tests Commonly Used in Social Science.” as part of the Carolina Population Series 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series.

Streaming information: Zoom Meeting

Chris Wiesen earned a M.S.Ed at the University of Pennsylvania (1988) and an M.A. (1992) and a Ph.D. (1994) at UNC. Before coming to the Odum Institute, Wiesen spent one year with the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, two years visiting Duke University and three years at Research Triangle Institute (now Research Triangle International). Along with offering consulting services to graduate students and faculty in the UNC system, he teaches short courses on various software packages including SAS and SUDANN and topics on quantitative analysis. Wiesen teaches the required CPSM course: Survey Sampling.

The Carolina Population Center hosts a weekly Friday lecture on a topic that enhances our understanding of population-related changes. The 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Seminars will feature talks related to aging trajectories, health behavior, the Zika virus, and the beverage tax – among other topics.

All seminars are held from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in Carolina Square Room 2002 at 123 W. Franklin St. unless otherwise indicated.

Instructors: To arrange for class attendance, contact CPC ( by the Monday before the seminar. Streaming may be available and must be arranged at least one week in advance.


November 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Carolina Population Center


Carolina Square Room 2002
123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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