Joseph D. Pane is a statistical analyst at the RAND Corporation. He has interest in a broad range of topics in education and health. Pane currently works on projects pertaining to evaluating the efficacy of personalized learning; analyzing teacher survey data on education policy and practice; racial disparities; regulations surrounding flavored tobacco products; and practice expense.
Pane has experience working with mixture models with and without mixed data type, complex survey designs, experimental and quasi-experimental methods, hierarchical models, de-duplication, statistical graphics and visualization, and dealing with missing data. He primarily uses R but has some experience using SAS, Stata, Python, and SQL. Pane studied at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received both his M.S. in statistical practice and B.S. in statistics.