Past Events

2021 ASA Section on Statistics in Marketing Award

The American Statistical Association (ASA) Section on Statistics in Marketing announces winner and finalists for the 2021 Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition. Congratulations to Jeremy, Ziwei, Olivia, Prashant, and Isamar and their thesis advisors! The winner and the finalists will be invited to present in a special session dedicated to the Best Papers in this Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition at the JSM (Joint Statistical Meetings) conference taking place from 8/7 to 8/12 this year. We look forward to hearing about their research at this special session.


Winner: Jeremy Yang, MIT, “Targeting for Long-Term Outcomes”


  • Ziwei Cong, HKUST, “Monetizing User-Generated Content: Design and Incentive”
  • Olivia Natan, Univ. of Chicago, “Choice Frictions in Large Assortments”
  • Prashant Rajaram, Univ. of Michigan, “Modeling Viewer and Influencer Behavior on Streaming Platforms”
  • Isamar Troncoso, Univ. of Southern California, “Look the Part? The Role of Profile Pictures in Online Labor Markets”

Past Winners from 2020 ASA Section on Statistics in Marketing Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition

  • Min Kim, University of Maryland, College Park, “Discovering Online Shopping Preference Structures in Large and Frequently Changing Assortments.”
  • Omid Rafieian, University of Washington, “Adaptive Ad Sequencing.”

    Section on Statistics in Marketing Social Mixer

    Please join us for the Section on Statistics in Marketing Mixer

    The Section on Statistics in Marketing Social Mixer will be immediately following the annual business meeting
    When: Tuesday, July 31

    TIme: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
    Where: CC-West 113

    2018 Advanced Research Techniques (ART) Forum

    Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH 43210
    6/21/2018 8:00 AM - 6/22/2018 5:00 PM
    Register before 5/24/2018 11:59 PM for early registration fee

    Data scientists, marketing professionals and academics attending the Advanced Research Techniques (ART) Forum find a network of colleagues who are serious about developing tools that can solve the next generation of problems in the field of marketing. 

    New hands-on sessions, focusing on repeatable research, will make sure you leave with practical takeaways--and the right code--for applying sophisticated methodologies and quantitative techniques to support strategic marketing decisions.

    At the ART Forum, you’ll find a community not only dedicated to advancing their research skills, but also ready to help support each other through the process. This in an intimate event where you’ll have access to speakers and other smart minds throughout the entire event.

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    Section on Statistics in Marketing Business Meeting

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    Please join us for the Annual Section on Statistics in Marketing Business Meeting

    When: Tuesday August 1, 2017
    TIme: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 
    Where: Hilton Baltimore Hotel (401 West Pratt Street) - Douglass

    Frontiers of Applied Statistics in Marketing

    The Statistics in Marketing Section of the American Statistical Association

    was pleased to present the

    Workshop on Frontiers of Applied Statistics in Marketing”


    April 21, 2017


    Columbia University


    A video of the conference, including all of the talks, can be found here.  Please click on talk titles in the program below to view the slides.