Philip Truscott, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Surry
    • Dissertation: "A Pluralist Model of Tax-Benefit Policy"
  • M.A. in Politics and Social Administration, University of Edinburgh

Selected Publications

  • Raghunath, N., Truscott., P., 'India's Gender-Divided Sex Behavior: Illusion or Policy Challenge', Asian Journal of Public Affairs 8 (1): 47-63, 2015, doi: org/10.18003/ajpa.201502
  • Explaining Unemployment Rates with Symbolic Regression, with Michael Korns, 2014, Riolo, R.L., Kotanchek, M., Moore, J., 2011, ed.,  Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XI, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Ann Arbor: Springer
  • Measuring Shadow Economy Sizes with Symbolic Regression, with Michael Korns, 2011, in Riolo, R.L., Vadislavleva, K., Moore, J., 2011, ed., Genetic Programming Theory and Practice IX, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Ann Arbor: Springer. 
  • Tabulate a Million Records a Minute in Westlake, A. (1992). Survey and Statistical Computing. The Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • A Pluralist Model of Tax-Benefit Policy, 1989,University of Surrey, PhD Dissertation 
  • Computer Models of Tax-Benefit Policy, 1987, Guildford: University of Surrey, Department of Sociology, 1987. 
  • General Household Survey (Surrey Files), 1982 [computer file] with Gilbert, G.N., Arber, S., Dale, A., O'Byrne, J. Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Social Survey Division, [original data producer(s)]. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], June 1986. SN: 2127, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-2127-1 

Selected Presentations

  • Explaining Unemployment Rates with Symbolic Regression, with Michael Korns, 2014, Riolo, R.L., Kotanchek, M., Moore, J., 2011, ed.,  Genetic Programming Theory and Practice XI, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Ann Arbor: Springer
  • Measuring Shadow Economy Sizes with Symbolic Regression, with Michael Korns, 2011, in Riolo, R.L., Vadislavleva, K., Moore, J., 2011, ed., Genetic Programming Theory and Practice IX, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Ann Arbor: Springer. 

Selected Works

  • The Data Almanac 2006, 2006, with Brent Boyer, Josh McCormack, and Sandra Wales., QStat USA Inc, Brooklyn. ISBN: 0977430707 
  • Filipino Futures: Nation-Building as if Ideas Mattered, 2010, Manila: Central Books. ISBN: 9789710111558.
  • An End to Unemployment, 1994, Liverpool: Movement for Christian Democracy. 
  • Most People would be Poorer with Poll Tax, 1986, The New Statesman, February 7th 1986.

Related Experience

  • Taught at universities in Vietnam, the Philippines and Singapore

Church/Community Service

  • Attends South Haven Baptist Church, Springfield