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The Endemic Amid the Pandemic: Seeking Help for Violence Against Women in the Initial Phases of COVID-19

Susan B. Sorenson Laura Sinko Richard A. Berk

Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2021)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Susan B. Sorenson, Laura Sinko, and Richard A. Berk. "The Endemic Amid the Pandemic: Seeking Help for Violence Against Women in the Initial Phases of COVID-19." Journal of Interpersonal Violence 36, 2021-09-10T00:00:00+00:00 (2021): 4899-4915. .

Topics: Law; Health

Keywords: COVID-19; Domestic violence; help-seeking; Intimate partner violence; rape; sexual assault

Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Policing, and Risk Assessment for Law Enforcement

Richard A. Berk

Annual Review of Criminology (2021)

Download: SSRN Copy Citation and Richard A. Berk. "Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Policing, and Risk Assessment for Law Enforcement ." Annual Review of Criminology 4, (2021): 209-237. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3777804.

Topics: Law; Technology; Rights; Politics

Keywords: Artificial intelligence; AI; Policing; Police; Law enforcement; bias; predictive policing; Crime; Criminal justice

Almost politically acceptable criminal justice risk assessment

Richard A. Berk Ayya A. Elzarka

Criminology & Public Policy (2020)

Download: Penn | Publisher Copy Citation Richard A. Berk and Ayya A. Elzarka. "Almost politically acceptable criminal justice risk assessment." Criminology & Public Policy 19, 4 (2020): 1231-1257. .

Topics: Law

Keywords: Criminal justice; risk forecasting; bias; Risk assessment; racial bias; AI; algorithm; Machine learning

Models as Approximations, Part II: A Model-Free Theory of Parametric Regression

Andreas Buja Lawrence Brown Arun K. Kuchibhotla Richard A. Berk Edward George Linda Zhao

Statistical Science (2019)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Andreas Buja, Lawrence Brown, Arun K. Kuchibhotla, Richard A. Berk, Edward George, and Linda Zhao. "Models as Approximations, Part II: A Model-Free Theory of Parametric Regression." Statistical Science 34, 4 (2019): 545. .

Topics: Economics

Keywords: Ancillarity of regressors; Misspecification; Econometrics; Sandwhich estimator; Bootstrap; Bagging

Models as Approximations, Part I: Consequences Illustrated with Linear Regression

Andreas Buja Lawrence Brown Richard A. Berk Edward George Emil Pitkin Mikhail Traskin Kai Zhang Linda Zhao

Statistical Science (2019)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Andreas Buja, Lawrence Brown, Richard A. Berk, Edward George, Emil Pitkin, Mikhail Traskin, Kai Zhang, and Linda Zhao. "Models as Approximations, Part I: Consequences Illustrated with Linear Regression." Statistical Science 34, 4 (2019): 523. .

Topics: Economics

Keywords: Ancillarity of regressors; Misspecification; Econometrics; Sandwhich estimator; Bootstrap

Models as Approximations — Rejoinder

Andreas Buja Arun K. Kuchibhotla Richard A. Berk Edward George Eric T. Tchetgen Linda Zhao

Statistical Science (2019)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Andreas Buja, Arun K. Kuchibhotla, Richard A. Berk, Edward George, Eric T. Tchetgen, and Linda Zhao. "Models as Approximations — Rejoinder." Statistical Science 34, 4 (2019): 606. .

Topics: Economics

Keywords: Well-specification; Reproductibility; Replicability; Proper scoring rules; Causal inference; Semiparametrics; Diagnostics

Assumption Lean Regression

Richard A. Berk Andreas Buja Lawrence Brown Edward George Arun K. Kuchibhotla Weijie J. Su Linda Zhao

The American Statistician (2019)

Download: Penn | Arxiv Copy Citation Richard A. Berk, Andreas Buja, Lawrence Brown, Edward George, Arun K. Kuchibhotla, Weijie J. Su, and Linda Zhao. "Assumption Lean Regression." The American Statistician , (2019): . .

Topics: Process

Keywords: Regression models; Approximations; Assumption lean

After the Gun: Examing Police Visits and Intimate Partner Violence Following Incidents Involving a Firearm

Dylan S. Small Susan B. Sorenson Richard A. Berk

Journal of Behavioral Medicine (2019)

Download: Penn | Publisher Copy Citation Dylan S. Small, Susan B. Sorenson, and Richard A. Berk. "After the Gun: Examing Police Visits and Intimate Partner Violence Following Incidents Involving a Firearm." Journal of Behavioral Medicine 42, 4 (2019): 591. .

Topics: Rights; Process

Keywords: Domestic violence; Firearms; Intimate partner violence; Policy; Propensity score matching

Accuracy and Fairness for Juvenile Justice Risk Assessments

Richard A. Berk

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2019)

Download: SSRN | Penn Copy Citation and Richard A. Berk. "Accuracy and Fairness for Juvenile Justice Risk Assessments." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 16, 1 (2019): 175. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3337988 .

Topics: Rights; Law

Keywords: Risk assessment; Risk assesment algorithm; bias

Working with Misspecified Regression Models

Richard A. Berk Lawrence Brown Andreas Buja Edward George Linda Zhao

Journal of Quantitative Criminology (2018)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Richard A. Berk, Lawrence Brown, Andreas Buja, Edward George, and Linda Zhao. "Working with Misspecified Regression Models." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 34, 3 (2018): 633. .

Topics: Economics

Keywords: Statistical modeling; Model specification; Econometrics; Regression

Fairness in Criminal Justice Risk Assessments: The State of the Art

Richard A. Berk Hoda Heidari Shahin Jabbari Michael Kearns Aaron Roth

Sociological Methods and Research (2018)

Download: Penn | Publisher Copy Citation Richard A. Berk, Hoda Heidari, Shahin Jabbari, Michael Kearns, and Aaron Roth. "Fairness in Criminal Justice Risk Assessments: The State of the Art." Sociological Methods and Research , (2018): . .

Topics: Law

Keywords: Risk assessment; Machine learning; Fairness; Criminal justice; Discrimination

Calibrated Percentile Double Bootstrap for Robust Linear Regression Inference

Daniel McCarthy Linda Zhao Lawrence Brown Richard A. Berk Andreas Buja Edward George Kai Zhang

Statistical Sinica (2018)

Download: Penn | Publisher Copy Citation Daniel McCarthy, Linda Zhao, Lawrence Brown, Richard A. Berk, Andreas Buja, Edward George, and Kai Zhang. "Calibrated Percentile Double Bootstrap for Robust Linear Regression Inference." Statistical Sinica 28, 5 (2018): 2565. .

Topics: Process

Keywords: Confidence intervals; Edgeworth expansion; Resampling; Second-order correctness

An Impact Assessment of Machine Learning Risk Forecasts on Parole Board Decisions and Recidivism

Richard A. Berk

Journal of Experimental Criminology (2017)

Download: Penn | Publisher Copy Citation and Richard A. Berk. "An Impact Assessment of Machine Learning Risk Forecasts on Parole Board Decisions and Recidivism." Journal of Experimental Criminology 13, 2 (2017): 193. .

Topics: Technology; Law

Keywords: Machine learning; Parole and probation; Risk assessments; Recidivism

Forecasting Domestic Violence: A Machine Learning Approach to Help Inform Arraignment Decisions

Richard A. Berk Susan B. Sorenson Geoffrey Barnes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2016)

Download: SSRN | Publisher Copy Citation Richard A. Berk, Susan B. Sorenson, and Geoffrey Barnes. "Forecasting Domestic Violence: A Machine Learning Approach to Help Inform Arraignment Decisions." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 13, 1 (2016): 94. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2729557.

Topics: Process; Law

Keywords: Machine learning; Risk assessments; Arraignment

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