David Budescu

Dr. David Budescu

Anne Anastasi Professor of Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Email: budescu@fordham.edu

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 220
Phone: 718-817-3786

Education

1975 - BA in Psychology and Statistics, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
1979 - MA in Quantitative Psychology, University of NC at Chapel Hill
1980 - PhD in Quantitative Psychology, University of NC at Chapel Hill

Major Research Interests

  • Human judgment
  • Individual and group decision making under uncertainty and with vague information
  • Information aggregation and “Wisdom of Crowds”
  • Statistics for the behavioral and social sciences
  • Applied Psychometrics

Courses

  • Models of Choice and Decision
  • PSGA 7816 - Multivariate Analysis
  • Experimental Design
  • PSGA 7832 - Meta Analysis
  • Analysis of Categorical Data

Recent Publications

  • Budescu, D.V. & Chen. (2015). E. Identifying expertise to extract the Wisdom of Crowds. Management Science, 61, 267-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2014.1909
  • Budescu, D.V., Por H., Broomell, S. & Smithson, M. (2014). The interpretation of IPCC probabilistic statements around the world. Nature Climate Change, 4, 508-512. DOI:10.1038./NCLIMATE2194.
  • Davis-Stober, C.P., Budescu, D.V., Dana, J., & Broomell, S.B. (2014). When is a crowd wise? Decision, 1, 79-101.
  • Maciejovsky, B., Sutter, M., Budescu, D.V., & Bernau, P. (2013). Teams make you smarter: Learning and knowledge transfer in auctions and markets by teams and individuals. Management Science, 59, 1255-1270.
  • Maciejovsky, B., Budescu, D.V. (2013). Markets as a structural solution to knowledge-sharing dilemmas. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 120,154-167.
  • Budescu, D.V. & Budescu, M. (2012). How to measure diversity when you must. Psychological Methods, 17, 215-227.
  • Budescu, D.V., & Johnson, T.R. (2011). A model-based approach for the analysis of calibration of probability judgements. Judgement and Decision Making, 6, 856-868.
  • McCarter, M.W., Budescu, D.V., & Scheffran, J. (2011). The Give-Or-Take-Some dilemma in collective action. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 116, 83-95.
  • Stober-Davis, C., Dana, J., & Budescu, D.V. (2010). A constrained linear estimator for multiple regression. Psychometrika, 75, 521-541.
  • Broomell, S, & Budescu, D.V. (2009). Why are expert correlated? Decomposing correlations between judges. Psychometrika, 74, 531-553.