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Data Science for Social Impact

Course focuses on the competencies required and the issues that arise Course focuses on how analysts use data and quantitative evidence to impact policy and practice. Students will learn how to gather and analyze data to address questions about program efficacy and efficient targeting of resources. Topics will include how to choose organizational partners, implement change, build trust with organizations and civic agencies, satisfy the needs of stakeholders and manage legal, ethical, and logistical constraints. Students will discuss real case studies and appropriate ways to address them.

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Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities


Jennifer Hill

Professor of Applied Statistics; Co-Department Chair; Co-Director of PRIISM