Heller-Brown Building, 368
Departments/ProgramsInternational Business School
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
DegreesMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
Boston College, B.A.
ExpertiseTeaching (statistics, econometrics), data analysis and applied causal modeling and data maintenance. Special expertise in both Stata and SPSS.
ProfileStephen F. Fournier has been teaching statistics, econometrics and IT courses across all five programs at Heller since 1996. Stephen's extensive IT knowledge includes both hardware and software. He currently teaches using Stata, but is also relied upon to answer and instruct in SPSS and/or SAS. His particular skills are associated with large data sets and he has developed, created and maintained a number of large databases for various research projects in the school. He has significant expertise in causal modeling (multiple regression, logit, multinomial logit, survival analysis, linear mixed models, etc.) He has also been a regular lecturer for various econometrics courses at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH - Kungl Tekniska Högkolan) since 1990. Webpage
|BUS||1b||Quantitative Methods in Business|
|ECON||210f||Foundations of Statistics|
|ECON||211f||Foundations of Econometrics|
|ECON||212f||Survey of Advanced Econometric Techniques|
|HS||404b||Applied Regression Analysis|
|HS||406f||Hierarchical Linear Modeling|
|POL||100b||Political Science Methods: Research, Design, and Modes of Analysis|
Awards and Honors
Heller Teaching Award (2005)
Moaven Razavi, Stephen Fournier, Donald S. Shepard, Grant Ritter, Gail K. Strickler, William B. Stason. "Effects of Lifestyle Modification Programs on Cardiac Risk Factors." PLOS ONE (2014).