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Assessing the American Community Survey Program

Professor Amy O’Hara and her MDI team were recently awarded two grants, one from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for $30,000 and one from the Robert Wood…

August 22, 2022

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William E. Winkler: A High-Impact Career in Statistical Computing – Yves Thibaudeau

August 25,…

August 15, 2022

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Integrating City Open Data for Environmental Impact

The Massive Data Institute (MDI) is developing the Environmental Impact Data Collaborative (EIDC) to enable community groups, policymakers, and researchers to discover, access,…

August 9, 2022

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Connecting Users to Past Research for The Environmental Impact Data Collaborative

The Massive Data Institute (MDI) is developing the Environmental Impact Data Collaborative (EIDC) to enable community groups, policymakers, and researchers to discover, access,…

July 30, 2022

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Fast Bayesian Record Linkage for Streaming Data – Andee Kaplan

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July 28, 2022

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Two Years of GUITAR

When I finished graduate school and swapped coasts from California to DC amid the first summer of the COVID pandemic, I needed the comfort of a familiar routine—so I started a…

July 20, 2022

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Identifying and Mapping Communities Placed at Risk of Negative Climate Change Effects

Exploring the Role of the LIHEAP Program in Mitigating the Effects of Extreme Heat for Families with Low Incomes The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is an…

June 23, 2022

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How Upzoning Changes DC Neighborhoods

Upzoning increases the amount of housing in a neighborhood, but what else might change? Upzoning, legally allowing taller and more dense buildings, is a controversial topic…

June 16, 2022

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Comparing State Climate Policy Commitments Over Time

How a combination of domain knowledge and data science can enhance visibility into climate policy challenges Over the past year and a half, I worked on an MDI research project…

June 9, 2022

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Investigating Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests

Some argue the racial disparity in drug arrests is due to disproportionate drug use – what does the data say? As an MDI Scholar, working in partnership with Justice…

June 2, 2022