Sharad Goel

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Publications

  1. pmc Assessing respondent-driven sampling
    Sharad Goel
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, 111 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6743-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Real and perceived attitude agreement in social networks
    Sharad Goel
    Yahoo Research, New York, NY 10018, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:611-21. 2010
  3. pmc Predicting consumer behavior with Web search
    Sharad Goel
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, 111 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17486-90. 2010
  4. pmc Respondent-driven sampling as Markov chain Monte Carlo
    Sharad Goel
    Yahoo Research, New York, NY 10018, U S A
    Stat Med 28:2202-29. 2009

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Publications4

  1. pmc Assessing respondent-driven sampling
    Sharad Goel
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, 111 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6743-7. 2010
    ..Given the consistency of our results across networks and our generous sampling conditions, we conclude that RDS as currently practiced may not be suitable for key aspects of public health surveillance where it is now extensively applied...
  2. doi request reprint Real and perceived attitude agreement in social networks
    Sharad Goel
    Yahoo Research, New York, NY 10018, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:611-21. 2010
    ..The resulting gap between real and perceived agreement may have implications for the dynamics of political polarization and theories of social influence in general...
  3. pmc Predicting consumer behavior with Web search
    Sharad Goel
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, 111 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17486-90. 2010
    ..We conclude that in the absence of other data sources, or where small improvements in predictive performance are material, search queries provide a useful guide to the near future...
  4. pmc Respondent-driven sampling as Markov chain Monte Carlo
    Sharad Goel
    Yahoo Research, New York, NY 10018, U S A
    Stat Med 28:2202-29. 2009
    ..We also show that variance is inflated by a common design feature in which the sample members are encouraged to recruit multiple future sample members. The paper concludes with suggestions for implementing and evaluating RDS studies...