June 17-19, 2009 -- Boulder, Colorado

Discrete-time Survival Analysis
Piece-wise Exponential Models with Individual and Grouped Data
Cox Proportional Hazard Models
Multi-level Hazard Models
Incorporating Unobserved Heterogeneity
Multivariate Hazard Rate Decomposition Techniques
   Dan Powers, University of Texas - Austin
   Fernando Riosmena, University of Colorado - Boulder
   Jani Little, University of Colorado - Boulder

Course Format
The course is open to all graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty from any institution. CUPC will provide a limited number of stipends to help defray the cost of travel to and from Boulder for out-of state students.
Course Credit
If desired, CU students may enroll in the course for 1.5 credits, and the CUPC will cover tuition expenses. Credit-seeking students will be expected to complete a final exam.
Application Process
Please apply via email to Fernando Riosmena (fernando.riosmena@colorado.edu) by May 8, 2009. Your application should include: your vita, a one-page letter of interest that includes your current position (e.g, graduate student, post-doc, or faculty), and at least one reference (please include the email address of this reference; there is no need for a formal letter of recommendation). Decisions will be made by May 15, 2009. Supported in part by NICHD.