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Ghosh, Pulak
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Pulak Ghosh
Quantitative Methods & Information Systems


Ph D. in Statistics, Oakland University, Michigan (2003)
B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Statistics, University of Calcutta (1998) 


Phone:  +91-80-26993136
Address:  B-003

Research Areas:
Quantitative Finance, Quantitative Marketing, Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Bayesian Nonparametric, Political Science Data


Recent Consulting:
International Marketing Research Bureau, Public Health, Novartis Pharmaceuticals


Current Projects: 

Meta-analysis, Modeling user generated content, Sexually transmitted diseases


Academic Positions:  

IIM Bangalore

Georgia State University, Emory University


Other Positions

Novartis Pharmaceuticals


Other Professional Appointments:

Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association, USA (2009)

Associate Editor, Journal of Statistics and Applications

Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics


Significant Publications:

1. Lachos, V., Ghosh, P., and Arellano-Valle, R. B. (2009), Likelihood based inference for skew-normal independent linear mixed models, Statistica Sinica, (Accepted. Will appear in 2010 Jan issue).
2. Ghosh, P., Basu, S., and Tiwari, R.C. (2009), Bayesian Analysis of Cancer Rates from SEER Program Using Parametric and Semiparametric Joinpoint Regression Models, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104, 439-452.
3. Ghosh, P., and Tu, W. (2009), Assessing Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors of Young Women: A Joint Model with Nonlinear Time effects, Time varying Covariates, and Dropout , Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104, 474-485.
4. Yu, B., and Ghosh, P. (2009), Bayesian change point model for Cognitive trajectory and risk of dementia, Biometrics, (Accepted: available online).
5. Ghosh, P., Huang, L., Yu, B., and Tiwari, R. (2008), Semiparametric Bayesian Approaches to Joinpoint Regression for Population-based Cancer Survival Data, Computational Statistics and Data analysis, (Accepted: Available Online)
6. Ghosh, K., Ghosh, P., and and Tiwari, R.C. (2008), Invited discussion on \Nested Dirichlet Process prior (By Rodriguez, Dunson and Gelfand)", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103, 1147-1149.