The Best Statistical Software Award recognizes individuals for developing statistical software that makes a significant research contribution.

2018
Molly Roberts (University of California, San Diego), Brandon Stewart (Princeton), and Dustin Tingley (Harvard)

Selection Committee: Jeffrey Arnold (University of Washington), Sarah Bouchat (Northwestern), Adam Glynn (Emory, Chair)

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2017
Matias D. Cattaneo (Michigan), Sebastian Calonico, (University of Miami), Max H. Farrell (Chicago), Michael Jansson (Berkeley), Xinwei Ma (Michigan), Rocio Titiunik (Michigan) and Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare (Michigan)

Selection committee: Arthur Spirling (NYU, Chair), Justin Esarey (Rice) and Jamie Monogan (Georgia)

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2016
Jirka Lewandowski, Sven Regel, Nicolas Merz and Pola Lehmann
Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

Selection committee: Mike Ward (Duke), Matt Blackwell (Harvard), Alexander Tahk (Wisconsin)

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2015
Dustin Tingley (Harvard University), Teppei Yamamoto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kentaro Hirose (Princeton University), Luke Keele (Pennsylvania State University), and Kosuke Imai (Princeton University)

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2014
James Honaker (Harvard University), Gary King (Harvard University), Matt Blackwell (University of Rochester)

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2013
Andrew Martin (Washington University, St. Louis), Kevin Quinn (U. California, Berkeley), Jonghee Park (Seoul National University) for MCMpack.


2012
Walter Mebane, University of Michigan, and Jasjeet Sekhon, University of California, Berkeley for gnoud: (Genetic Optimization using Derivatives)


2011
Norman Nie, Stanford University, Dale Bent, Athabasca University and Hadlai Hull, SPSS Inc. for (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)


2010
Jeffrey Dubin, Pacific Economics Group, and Doug Rivers, Stanford University for SST (Statistical Software Tools)


2009
Keith Poole, University of California, San Diego, and Howard Rosenthal, New York University for NOMINATE.