Citizens and data scientists produce actionable recommendations for high-priority Boston-area issues at an IDSS student-run event during Boston's annual ideas festival.
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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.
IDSS affiliate Teppei Yamamoto studies political cause and effect, including a project with fellow IDSS affiliate Adam Berinsky examining the effects of news media on political views.
MIT Sloan applied economics professor and IDSS affiliate Tavneet Suri researches the link between mobile banking apps and poverty levels in Kenya.