Joseph D. Pane

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Statistical Analyst
Pittsburgh Office


M.S.P. in statistical practice, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in statistics, Carnegie Mellon University


Joseph D. Pane is a statistical analyst at the RAND Corporation. Pane has interest in a broad range of topics in health, education, and statisitcal methodology. Pane currently works on projects pertaining to: the development of new tools for causal modeling of observational data through the estimation and evalulation of propensity score weights; providing policy researchers the technical expertise needed to use current methods related to the interpretable and explainability of machine learning; the impact the ACA has on physicians' location choice for their first practice; regulations surrounding flavored tobacco products; and the evaluation of personalized learning and school expansion.

Pane has experience working with mixture models with and without mixed data type, propensity score methods, experimental and quasi-experimental methods, hierarchical models, complex survey designs, among other methods. He is advanced in R and is experienced in Python, Stata, SAS, and SQL. Pane received his M.S.P. in statistical practice and his B.S. in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University.