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  1. Weiss, J., Rabinowitz, A.R., Deshpande, S.K., Hasegama, R.B., and Small, D.S. (2020). "Collision sports participation and cognitive aging among Swedish twins." [more info]
  2. Hasegawa, R.B., Deshpande, S.K., Small, D.S., Rosenbaum, P.R. (2020). "Causal inference with two versions of treatment." Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics . [more info] [paper]
  3. Deshpande, S.K., Bai, R., Balocchi, C., and Starling, J.E. (2019+). "VC-BART: Bayesian trees meet varying coefficients." (submitted) [more info]
  4. Deshpande, S.K., Hasegawa, R.B., Weiss, J., and Small, D.S. (2020). "The association between football participation in adolescence and mental health in early adulthood" PLOS ONE . [more info]
  5. Gaulton, T.G., Deshpande, S.K., Small, D.S., and Neuman, M.D. (2019). "Observational study of the association between participation in high school football and self-rated health, obesity, and pain in adulthood." American Journal of Epidemiology. [more info]
  6. Balocchi, C., Deshpande, S.K., George, E.I., and Jensen, S.T. (2019). "Crime in Philadelphia: Bayesian clustering with particle optimization" (Invited revision). [more info] [paper]
  7. Deshpande, S.K. and Evans, K.E. (2019). "Expected hypothetical completion probability." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. [more info] [paper]
  8. Deshpande, S.K., Rockova, V., and George, E.I. (2019). "Simultaneous variable and covariance selection with the multivariate spike-and-slab LASSO." Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. [more info] [paper]
  9. Deshpande, S.K. and Wyner, A. (2017). "A hierarchical Bayesian model of pitch framing." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 13(3): 95 - 112. [more info] [paper]
  10. Deshpande, S.K., Hasegawa, R.B., Rabinowitz, A.R., Whyte, J., Roan, C.L., Tabatabaei, A., Baiocchi, M., Karlawish, J.H., Master, C.L., and Small, D.S. (2017). " Association of playing high school football with cognition and mental health later in life " JAMA Neurology . 74(8): 909 - 918. [more info] [paper]
  11. Deshpande, S.K. and Jensen, S.T., (2016). "Estimating an NBA players impact on his teams chances of winning " Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sport . 12(2): 51 - 72 [more info] [paper]

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