University of Southern California

Dawn Porter
Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations Management

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, MPhil, MS, New York University; BA, Cornell University


Dawn Porter is a statistician who has published in Management Science and is the coauthor of Basic Econometrics (fifth edition). Prior to joining USC, she served on the faculty at Georgetown University. Professor Porter has consulted for KPMG Consulting, Ginnie Mae, Inc., and Toys R Us.


Gujarati, D., and Porter, D. C. (2009) "Essentials of Econometrics, 4th edition," McGraw-Hill (4), 554.
Malaga, R., Porter, D. C., Montano, B. R., and Ord, J. K. (2009) "A New End-of-Auction Model for Curbing Sniping," Journal of the Operational Research Society (60), 1802-1805.
Bowerman, B., O'Connell, R., Orris, J.B, and Porter, D. C. (2007) "Essentials of Business Statistics," McGrawHill/Irwin Publishing Group (2).
Montano, B. R., Porter, D. C., Malaga, R., and Ord, J. K. (2005) "Enhanced Reputation Scoring for Online Auctions," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems.
Porter, D. C., Ord, J. K., and Montano, B. R. "Reputation-based Soring Procedures in Rating Systems: An Application," Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Porter, D. C. "An Application of a Beta-Binomial Distribution Using a Mixing Function," Technometrics.
Ord, J. K., and Porter, D. C. "Simple Methods Are Best? A New Look at An Old Problem,".
Porter, D. C., Montano, B. R., Malaga, R., and Ord, J. K. "Enhanced Reputation Scoring for Online Auctions: A Controlled Experiment,".
Porter, D. C. "Weighted Agreement Measures Between Automated Systems,".
Porter, D. C. "A Multiple Category Agreement Measure with Repeated Classifications," Journal of the American Statistical Association.
Porter, D. C., and Simon, G. "Multiple Category Agreement Measures in the Presence of Serial Coordination,".
Porter, D. C., Malaga, R., Montano, B. R., and Ord, J. K. "A Statistical Approach to Controlling Sniping in Electronic Options," Joint Statistical Meeting.