On Thursday, March 1st the DIME group of the World Bank and CEGA will co-host a workshop at the Google Community Space in San Francisco to explore the role of machine learning in economic research and public policy. We will examine how AI and related technologies are being applied to a broad array of challenges in global development—from predicting migration patterns and crop yields, to detecting corruption, estimating poverty, and learning about consumers at the base of the economic pyramid.
Apr 4, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018
The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) invites applications to the Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in Amsterdam, Netherlands April 4-6, 2018. RT2 provides participants with an overview of tools and best practices for transparent and reproducible social science research.