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Abba M. Krieger

Robert Steinberg Professor

Professor of Statistics, Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, Professor of Marketing

Research Interests: applications in the law, operations management and marketing, applied probability, bootstrap, complex sample surveys, density estimation, grouped data, observational studies, worst case analysis of heuristics


PhD, Harvard University, 1974
MS, Harvard University, 1973
BS, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972

Recent Consulting

Consultant to several major companies in the areas of data analysis, statistical methodology, mathematical modeling, and marketing research.

Career and Recent Professional Awards

Fellow, American Statistical Association, 1992
Alpha Kappa Psi Award, Journal of Marketing, 1991
Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 1978
Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for Teaching Excellence in the Graduate Division, 1977
Undergraduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 1991, 1995, 1996
David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Undergraduate Division,1996

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1974-present (Chairperson, Statistics Department, 2002-2008; named Robert Steinberg Professor, 1996).