The Best Statistical Software Award recognizes individuals for developing statistical software that makes a significant research contribution.
Graeme Blair (UCLA), Jasper Cooper (Princeton), Alexander Coppock (Yale), Macartan Humphreys (Columbia and WZB Berlin), Clara Bicalho (WZB Berlin), Neal Fultz (Comake), Lily Medina (WZB Berlin), Aaron Rudkin (UCLA), and Luke Sonnet (UCLA)
Selection Committee: Sarah Bouchat (Northwestern), Dustin Tingley (Harvard), and Adam Glynn (Emory, Chair)
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)
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)
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)
Dustin Tingley (Harvard University), Teppei Yamamoto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kentaro Hirose (Princeton University), Luke Keele (Pennsylvania State University), and Kosuke Imai (Princeton University)
James Honaker (Harvard University), Gary King (Harvard University), Matt Blackwell (University of Rochester)
Andrew Martin (Washington University, St. Louis), Kevin Quinn (U. California, Berkeley), Jonghee Park (Seoul National University) for MCMpack.
Walter Mebane, University of Michigan, and Jasjeet Sekhon, University of California, Berkeley for gnoud: (Genetic Optimization using Derivatives)
Norman Nie, Stanford University, Dale Bent, Athabasca University and Hadlai Hull, SPSS Inc. for (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)
Jeffrey Dubin, Pacific Economics Group, and Doug Rivers, Stanford University for SST (Statistical Software Tools)
Keith Poole, University of California, San Diego, and Howard Rosenthal, New York University for NOMINATE.