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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Financial Support Available to UPSS Students
Security Bank Foundation Scholarship Program
Security Bank Scholarship Grant for Undergraduate Students of UP School of Statistics
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13th National Convention on Statistics
The 17th Faculty-Student Conference on Statistical Sciences joins the 13th National Convention on Statistics
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SCHEDULED TRAININGS FOR DECEMBER 2016 INTRODUCTORY MODULES
Basic Statistics with Explantory Data Analysis: December 6 to 8, 2016
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2016 BEST UNDERGRADUATE PAPER
Best Paper: Mei Ann Justine L. Nogoy and Pauline T. Obach
1st Runner-up: Charles John P. Marquez, Karl Joseph G. Rosales and Ignacio C. Santiago III
2nd Runner-up: Pauline T. Obach, James Dominic S. Peña and Gian Louisse A. Roy
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COLLOQUIUM

"Robust Mixed Effect Models and Quantile Regression Using Copula for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data" by Carlito Daarol, Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:00 P.M. at the UPSS Auditorium


WORKING PAPERS

2016-13 Estimation of Multiple Time Series with Volatility by Mark Louie Ramos, Erniel B. Barrios and Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan

2016-12 Cost-Benefit Study of the Dual Training System (DTS) in the Philippines by Dennis S. Mapa, Josefina V. Almeda and Manuel Leonard F. Albis

2016-11 Constructing Leading Economic Indicators for the Philippine Economy by Dennis S. Mapa, Manuel Leonard F. Albis and Joselito C. Magadia

2016-10 Small Area Estimation with Spatiotemporal Mixed Model by Divina Gracia L. Del Prado and Erniel B. Barrios

2016-09 Simultaneous Dimension Reduction and Variable Selection in Modeling High Dimensional Data by Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan and Erniel B. Barrios

2016-08 Comparison of Regression Estimator and Ratio Estimator: A Simulation Study by Dixi M. Paglinawan and Erniel B. Barrios

2016-07 SPCR-Based Control Chart for Autocorrelated Processes with High Dimensional Exogenous Variables by Paul Eric G. Abeto and Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan

2016-06 Semiparametric Probit Model for High-dimensional Clustered Data by Daniel R. Raguindin and Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan

2016-05 An Index of Financial Inclusion in the Philippines: Construction and Analysis by Mynard Bryan R. Mojica and Dennis S. Mapa

2016-04 Robust Simultaneous Confidence Interval Estimation of Principal Component Loadings by Martin Augustine B. Borlongan, Erniel B. Barrios and Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan

2016-03 Robust Estimation in Clustered Multiple Time Series with Structural Change by Erniel B. Barrios, Resi O. Olivares and Ma. Shiela R. Data

2016-02 Robust Estimation of a Multilevel Model with Structural Change by Mary Jane Esmenda and Erniel B. Barrios

2016-01 Robust Estimation of a Dynamic Spatio-temporal Model with Structural Change by Erniel B. Barrios, Stephen Jun V. Villejo and Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan


POLICY NOTES

September 2016 (Issue 2016-01)
High Fertility Rate and High Youth Unemployment: Twin Challenges to the Demographic Dividend for the Country by Dr. Dennis S. Mapa, Prof. Manuel Leoanard F. Albis, Prof. John Carlo Daquis and Mr. Michael Dominic Del Mundo

October 2016 (Issue 2016-02)
Dual Training System (DTS) in the Philippines: Challenges and Opportunities by Dr. Dennis S. Mapa, Dr. Josefina V. Almeda and Prof. Manuel Leoanard F. Albis


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NEWS

UPSS Dean Presented Results of the Cost-Benefit Study of the Dual Training System at the 42nd Philippine Business Conference

UP School of Statistics Dean and Professor Dr. Dennis S. Mapa presented the results of the Cost-Benefit Study of the Dual Training System (DTS) at the 42nd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Exposition of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) held last 13th October 2016. read more


National Economic and Financial Literacy Week

In support of the first National Economic and Financial Literacy Week and recognition of the need to protect the welfare of the Filipino citizens, the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI) and UP School of Statistics in cooperation with the Financial Consumer Protection Department of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), invite you to a one-day forum on Financial Empowerment and Consumer Protection. read more


UPSS hosts the 17th Faculty - Student Conference on Statistical Sciences

Joining the 13th National Convention on Statistics, the UP School of Statistics hosted the 17th Faculty - Student Conference on Statistical Sciences last October 3, 2016 at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel in Mandaluyong City with the theme "Sustainable Development: Making Statistics Count". read more


The Class of 1980 gives back!

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, the UP School of Statistics (formerly the Statistical Center) class of 1980, headed by Mr. Henry Herrera, turned over the check worth PhP 200,000 to Dean Mapa. The class members contributed to provide aid to deserving but underprivileged undergraduate students of UPSS. Second year student Sofia Lora C. Santiago, a High School Class Valedictorian, is a recipient of the scholarship. The support from the class of 1980 will help ensure that she finishes her undergraduate degree without worrying about the financial burden. read more


UPSS Graduates wins Best Student Paper at 2016 PSAI Annual Conference

University of the Philippines School of Statistics (UPSS) graduates ROWAN ARIELLE S. LEANO, MA. ANGELICA P. TATAD and SARAH LOUISE E. VILLALUZ won First Place in the Best Student Paper Competition during the 2016 Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI) Annual Conference held last August 31 to September 2 at the Avenue Hotel in Naga City with the theme "Role of Statistics in Monitoring Progress of Social Protection." read more


UP opens campus on BGC

The UP Professional Schools in Bonifacio Global City finally opened its doors this academic year 2016 - 2017. The donation of SM Investments Corporation led to the construction of Henry Sy Sr. Hall housing 29 classrooms, three computer laboratories, libraries, faculty lounges, and an auditorium. read more


School of Statistics Welcomes Freshies, Shiftees, Transferees and Graduate Students

Last August 8, 2016, the UP School of Statistics conducted the Freshie, Shiftee, Transferee and Graduate Orientation at the School of Statistics Auditorium. The college administration along with the UPSS Student Council warmly welcomed 30 new undergraduate students and 75 new graduate students into the college. read more


UP School of Statistics Professor is SEARCA's 2016 Regional Professorial Chair Awardee

University of the Philippines School of Statistics (UPSS) Professor Dr. Erniel B. Barrios has been awarded the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Regional Professorial Chair for 2016. read more


UPD Statistics Faculty Member Wins the Cochran-Hansen Prize

Asst. Prof. Kevin Carl Santos wins the Cochran-Hansen Prize to be awarded by the International Association of Survey Statistician (IASS) in World Statistics Congress 2015. The IASS aims to promote progress in the practice and theory of sample surveys and censuses. The international organization awards the Cochran-Hansen Prize every two years to best paper/s on survey methods conducted by a young statistician from a developing or transition country. read more


Dr. Lansangan Received the Award of UP Scientist I

December 16, 2014 - Dr. Joseph Ryan Lansangan received the recognition of UP Scientist I in the Awarding Ceremony of the Gawad sa Natatanging Publikasyon sa Filipino and the UP Scientific Productivity System. The awarding ceremony was held at the Executive House, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City. The UP Scientist recognition is given to UP professors who have made exceptional productivity in terms of scientific research and publications. read more


The School's BS Statistics Program receives ASEAN University Network - Quality Assurance Certificate of Accreditation

The ASEAN University Network (AUN) sent the certificate of accreditation for the BS Statistics program after successfully completing the AUN actual quality assessment at the programme level. The AUN Quality Assurance Assessment team visited UP Diliman to review the BS Statistics program last January 13-15, 2014, as a response to the School's application for an AUN accreditation. The certification has been approved last February 18, 2014 and is valid for four years from the date of approval and is subject to renewal. read more


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

S. Villejo, E. Barrios, J. Lansangan (2016), Robust Estimation of a Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Model with Structural Change, forthcoming in Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.

C. Manalaysay, E. Barrios (2016), Semiparametric Principal Components Poisson Regression on Clustered Data, forthcoming in Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation.

R. Guilatco, E. Barrios (2016), Nonparametric Estimation of a Switching Regression Model, forthcoming in Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation<./p>

I. Gauran, E. Barrios (2016), Nonparametric Modeling of Clustered Customer Survival Data, forthcoming in Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation.

K. Santos, E. Barrios (2016), Improving Predictive Accuracy of Logistic Regression Model Using Ranked Set Samples, forthcoming in Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation.

M. Poblador, E. Barrios (2016), Control Chart for Monitoring Autocorrelated Process with Multiple Exogenous Inputs, Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 45:3373-3393.

M. Lucagbo, (2016), Comparison of Ordinal Logistic Regression with Tree-Based Methods in Predicting Socioeconomic Classes in the Philippines, The Philippine Statistician, 65(1):1-14.

J. Magadia, (2016), Value-at-Risk Estimates from a SETAR Model, The Philippine Statistician, 65(1):15-26.

J. Dimapilis, (2016), AR-Sieve-based Prediction Interval for Sustainable Development Index, The Philippine Statistician, 65(1):27-40.

P. Redondo, (2016), Purposive Sampling in the Analysis of Count Data, The Philippine Statistician, 65(1):41-52.

K. Retumban, (2016), Interdependence of Philippine Stock Exchange Sector Indices: Evidence of Long-run and Short-run Relationship, The Philippine Statistician, 65(1):85-105.

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