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Labor Dynamics Institute

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Our mission is to create and make accessible novel data on the dynamics of the labor markets, we work with research networks and statistical agencies, developing appropriate statistics to inform policy makers, researchers, and simply people seeking knowledge. We emphasize and meet the requirements of stakeholders: users as well as providers, balancing the utility of the data with the confidentiality of the people and businesses whose activities the data describe.

Computational Tools for Social Scientists Workshop 2021

We are holding our annual workshop for econ and other social science graduate students on

Computational Tools for Social Scientists

from Aug 18-20, 2021. The goal of this workshop is to make early-career researchers in the social sciences (e.g. Ph.D. students and early faculty) aware of computational tools and toolkits that will allow them to more efficiently and reproducibly conduct their research. We will showcase computer-oriented techniques and tools, from basic command line tools on Windows, Linux, and Mac, to version control, to optimization and parallelization techniques. These methods are useful not just for high-performance computing, but by necessity make research reproducible. If you touch a computer as part of your research, you should come!

Workshop leaders: Lars Vilhuber and Ivan Rudik

For more information, tentative agenda, and registration information, see https://labordynamicsinstitute.github.io/computing4economists/ 

Location: 8/18 & 8/19 - 109 Ives Hall, 8/20 - 115 Ives Hall