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Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

How Effective Is Black-box Digital Consumer Profiling and Audience Delivery?: Evidence from Field Studies

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

04.02.2019| Catherine E. Tucker (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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OSGeo Events at EGU General Assemblies: Making Open Science a Reality

This submission reports on the continuing efforts by OSGeo activists within the annual General Assembly gatherings of the European Geoscience Union (EGU). Starting as improvided splinter events, the format soon emerged both into dedicated topical sessions for Open Source within the EGU division of Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI), but also dedicated annual evening events (Townhalls). Further, ...

In: PeerJ Preprints ; 6 (2018), 6, e27220v1, 3 S. | Peter Löwe
Diskussionspapiere 1884 / 2020

Repayment under Flexible Loan Contracts: Evidence from Tanzania

We study repayment and delinquency in an innovative loan contract that offers borrowers a wide range of flexibility. Using a large administrative dataset, we perform unsupervised pattern analysis to study how borrowers repay within the framework of this loan. We identify eight clusters that can be grouped into three distinct repayment types. We show that borrowers with fluctuating incomes and limited ...

2020| Antonia Grohmann, Steffen Herbold, Friederike Lenel
Video

Video review: BCCP Virtual Mini-Conference 2020: Regulatory Challenges in Digital Markets: the Future of Artificial Intelligence for Policy Making

The tremendous growth of digital transactions has profoundly affected the way we interact, opening vast opportunities to improve our lives. Consumers have benefited from an unprecedented proliferation of new services and products that previously were simply too costly to be developed and marketed to customers. These digital interactions create vast amounts of data. While firms are already using...

29.06.2020| Veranstaltungsrückblick
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Mehr Zukunft, bitte

In: Süddeutsche Zeitung (05.06.2020), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher, Martin Gornig, Claudia Kemfert, Claus Michelsen
Weitere Aufsätze

Datenverarbeitung und empirische Wirtschaftsforschung: Vor 25 Jahren

In: S. 399-409 | Hans-Jürgen Krupp
Diskussionspapiere 1803 / 2019

Battling Antibiotic Resistance: Can Machine Learning Improve Prescribing?

Antibiotic resistance constitutes a major health threat. Predicting bacterial causes of infections is key to reducing antibiotic misuse, a leading cause of antibiotic resistance. We combine administrative and microbiological laboratory data from Denmark to train a machine learning algorithm predicting bacterial causes of urinary tract infections. Based on predictions, we develop policies to improve ...

2019| Michael A. Ribers, Hannes Ullrich
Kommentar

Selbstbestimmung als „default setting“: Kommentar von Jürgen Schupp

Bereits vor rund zehn Jahren hat der Publizist Frank Schirrmacher auf die sich abzeichnenden „dunklen Seiten“ der Digitalisierung aufmerksam gemacht und als künftigen zentralen (Weiter)-Bildungsauftrag die Unterscheidung zwischen wichtiger und unwichtiger Information identifiziert. In seinem Buch „Payback“ heißt es: „Schulen müssen Computer als Instrumente ...

06.02.2019| Jürgen Schupp
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