Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) is committed to addressing complex societal challenges by advancing education and research at the intersection of statistics, data science, information and decision systems, and social sciences.

MIT News Office | September 12, 2019

Reaching climate solutions through negotiation

IDSS affiliate and Sloan professor John Sterman led “SimPlanet,” an event where students tried a new computer simulation to reveal climate outcomes of different policy decisions.

MIT News Office | September 5, 2019

How “information gerrymandering” influences voters

“The structure of information networks can really fundamentally influence the outcomes of elections,” says David Rand, IDSS affiliate, associate professor at MIT Sloan, and co-author of the paper detailing the study.

Fri 20

Some New Insights On Transfer Learning

Samory Kpotufe (Columbia University)
September 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 30
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

Selection and Endogenous Bias in Studies of Health Behaviors

Emily Oster (Brown University)
September 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 07
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar with Rob Nowak (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Rob Nowak (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
October 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 16
Online events

SES PhD Admissions Webinar

Ali Jadbabaie (MIT)
October 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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