Brady West

Brady West
Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study

Contact Information

4118 Institute for Social Research
426 Thompson St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Phone: (734) 647-4615


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2011
M.A., University of Michigan, 2002
B.S., University of Michigan, 2001

Research and Projects

Interviewer Effects, Total Survey Error, Uses of Survey Paradata and Auxiliary Variables for Survey Estimation and Operations, Multilevel Modeling, Methods for Repairing Nonresponse Error, Adaptive / Responsive Survey Designs, Applications of Linear Modeling, Statistical Software, Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data, Applications of Statistics to Sports, Analysis of Clustered and Longitudinal Data Sets

Selected Recent Publications

Schroeder H, Weir DR, West BT. Representativeness of the oversamples of Blacks and Hispanics in the Health and Retirement Study: A geographic analysis of 2020. Ann Arbor, MI: Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; 2023.PDF icon Download PDF (383.09 KB)
Wagner J, Zhang X, Elliott MR, West BT, Coffey SM. An experimental evaluation of a stopping rule aimed at maximizing cost-quality trade-offs in surveys. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A: Statistics in Society. 2023. doi:10.1093/jrsssa/qnad059.
Faul J, Domingue B, Stenhaug B, West BT, Langa KM, Weir DR. MODE EFFECTS ON COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING ASSESSMENTS IN THE HEALTH AND RETIREMENT STUDY. Innovation in Aging. 2022;6(Suppl 1):163. doi:10.1093/geroni/igac059.652.