The use of data science for the generation of public policies is increasing in the world. Every time I know
Data Science for Public Managers
The need and relevance of evidence-based policy-making and the use of data to improve the design, implementation, and evaluation of public policies has been increasing.
Training in this subject is still very recent and there is not much offer
However, training programs have lagged behind. To fill this gap, the Center for Data Science and Public Policy of the University of Chicago and GobLab UAI from the School of Government of Adolfo Ibáñez University worked together to create an open curriculum specifically designed for the social good organizations. This project was supported by the Red de Innovadores Públicos (network of public innovators) of Chile’s Laboratorio de Gobierno (National Government Innovation Lab) and Servicio Civil (Civil Service).
The main purpose of this project was to design and implement a curriculum in data science project scoping for social good organizations, helping these organizations understand what problems can be solved using data science, and how to get started.
The course was held in parallel in Santiago and Viña del Mar free of charge to public managers selected from the Public Innovators Network of the Government Laboratory, who applied with their ideas for data science projects.
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Watch the class videos
1: What is and what is not data science?
2: Deep analysis of initial criteria
3: Summary: Project scope definition exercise
4: Comprehensive analysis of objectives
5: Recapitulation of what has been seen so far
6: In-depth analysis of the actions
7: Data types and maturity
8: Data analysis: part 1
9: Data analysis: part 2
10: In-depth analysis of ethics
11: How to start a data project
Years with experience in concrete projects to improve people's quality of life
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