We just launched the Data Science for Social Good Global Network and will be running joint Data Science for Social Good Programs across the world in in Charlotte (NC), Portugal, Chile, and more.
Building Better Early Intervention Systems Crystal Cody, Estella Patterson, Jennifer Helsby, Samuel Carton, Kenneth Joseph, Ayesha Mahmud, Youngsoo Park, Joe Walsh, Lauren Haynes, Rayid Ghani, and Kerr Putney Read full article here.
Dr. Eliassi-Rad and the Effectiveness of Roles in Complex Networks By: Rob Mitchum Social science and public policy have always been connected, to varying degrees of success. In an ideal world, understanding the mechanisms behind social processes — both good and bad — would directly inform the creation of policies that promote social benefits and reduce […]
“Big Data and Social Science: A Practical Guide to Methods and Tools,” edited by Ian Foster, Rayid Ghani, Ron S. Jarmin, Frauke Kreuter and Julia Lane, has been published by CRC press.
U. of C. researchers use data to predict police misconduct. Read full story here.
Sloan Grant Supports Construction of Powerful New Labor Database The internet and other advanced technologies have enabled more data collection than ever before on the United States economy and labor market. But because these datasets are largely sequestered between public resources from government agencies and private repositories kept by companies, economists cannot easily access the […]