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Olanrewaju 'Michael' Akande

Olanrewaju 'Michael' Akande

Assistant Professor of the Practice

Michael Akande is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Social Science Research Institute, and the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University.

His research areas include Bayesian modeling, models for editing erroneous data, multiple imputation, missing data, mixture models, and hierarchical modeling. His research focuses primarily on developing statistical methodology for handling missing and faulty data, with particular emphasis on applications that intersect with the social sciences. He is especially motivated to develop methods that can be readily applied by statistical agencies and data analysts.

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