• A cohort perspective of U.S. adult mortality 

    Masters, Ryan Kelly (2011-05)
    This dissertation advances a cohort perspective to analyze trends in racial and educational disparities in U.S. adult mortality. The project is organized around three themes. First, I emphasize that recent temporal changes ...
  • Ecological determinants of the New York State temperance movement, 1828-1834 

    Masters, Ryan Kelly (2006-08)
    Using multilevel growth curve modeling, Poisson regression, and negative binomial regression I measure associations between county characteristics and the number of temperance societies in New York State during the 1820s ...