Why Policymakers Should Learn to Be Data Analysts

Co-authored by Beth Simone Noveck (Director) and Sam DeJohn (Research Assistant) at The GovLab.

…  The Governance Lab at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering, has an offering of its own: "Solving Public Problems with Data" is a free introduction to data science and data analytical thinking in the public interest that is designed as a gateway to these other more advanced programs. A crash course on data science technologies, data analytical techniques and data sharing methods, it covers a broad range of topics, from "Strengthening a Data Analytic Culture" to "Data Collaboratives: Creating Public Value by Exchanging Data."

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