Bayesian Methods

L. Alkema, S. Zhang, D. Chou, A. Gemmill, A.B. Moller, D.M. Fat, L. Say, C.D. Mathers, D. Hogan (2017). A Bayesian approach to the global estimation of maternal mortality. The Annals of Applied Statistics 11(3): 1245 – 1274.

L. Alkema, J.R. New (2014). Global estimation of child mortality using a Bayesian B-spline bias-reduction method. The Annals of Applied Statistics 8(4): 2122–2149.

N. Cahill, E. Sonneveldt, J. Stover, M. Weinberger, J. Williamson, C. Wei, W. Brown, L. Alkema (2018). Modern contraceptive use, unmet need, and demand satisfied among women of reproductive age who are married or in a union in the focus countries of the Family Planning 2020 initiative: a systematic analysis using the Family Planning Estimation Tool. The Lancet 391 (10123): 870 – 882.

G. Sedgh, J. Bearak, S. Singh, A. Bankole, A. Popinchalk, B. Ganatra, C. Rossier, C. Gerdts, Ö. Tunçalp, R. Johnson, H.B. Johnston, L. Alkema (2016). Abortion incidence between 1990 and 2014: global, regional, and subregional levels and trends. The Lancet 388(10041): 258 – 267.