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Daniel Liden
Director of Data and Analytics

Daniel Liden is the Director of Data Analytics at the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this role, he is responsible for conducting data-driven policy analysis and for supporting ongoing research and data analysis at the Guinn Center.

Mr. Liden received his B.A. in the History of Science at the University of Chicago. Following this, he worked for several years for Context Matters, Inc., a data analysis company focused on global pharmaceutical reimbursement policies and data. While working at Context Matters, Mr. Liden wrote extensively about drug pricing and reimbursement practices. He went on to receive an M.S. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His thesis work comprised a simulation-based comparison of statistical tests for heterogeneity of risk difference between patient subgroups in clinical trials.

Prior to starting at the Guinn Center, Mr. Liden was a graduate research fellow in the Data Science for the Public Good program at the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech. Mr. Liden also worked on a variety of projects for for-profit and nonprofit organizations as a statistics and data science consultant.

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Table of Contents Introduction Guinn Center for Policy Priorities Mapping Urban Heat Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Introduction Virginia Department of Social Services: Mapping Family Relationships based on Administrative Data United Methodist Foster Services: Factors Impacting Retention of Foster Parents Older Foster Children with Special Needs Army Research Institute: Identifying Factors Impacting Community Embeddedness of Army Installations M.S. Thesis Project: Simulation-based Comparison of Tests for Heterogeneity of Risk Difference Introduction Presentation Code Samples Simulation Functions Introduction This portfolio includes several examples of my work and is intended to highlight several different elements of my knowledge and work experience.
Academic and Industry Publications Research 2020 The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color in Nevada COVID-19 Affects Housing Security in Nevada COVID-19 and the Impact of Recession on the Economy and Housing in Nevada 2019 Federal Housing Assistance in Nevada How Do Target Population Sizes In Health Technology Assessments Impact Drug Price Changes? (Presented at Health Technology Assessment International meeting in 2019) 2018 How do HTA Decisions for New Disease Conditions Impact Time to Price Change?