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Saturday, August 6 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Big Data & Machine Learning in Public Policy

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Public policy is shift- ing towards a data driven approach. Learn how.

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Josh Blumenstock

Josh Blumenstock is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at UC Berkeley and an affiliate of the Center for Effective Global Action. His work focuses on developing new methods for using massive, spatiotemporal network data to better understand the economic lives of the poor. Most of this work is based in developing and conflict-affected countries.
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Solomon Hsiang

Solomon Hsiang is the Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and an affiliate of NBER and the Center for Effective Global Action. He combines data with mathematical models to understand how society and the environment influence one another. In particular, he focuses on how policy can encourage economic development while managing the global climate. His research has been published in Nature, Science, and the... Read More →


Saturday August 6, 2016 2:20pm - 3:20pm
4. Senate Chambers 2457 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

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