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Providence, RI
Joined March 2015
Research Improving People's Lives retweeted
They told stories about what life was like in a country with a history of brutality to women. One of them — who was illiterate and married off at age 14 — had become the first Afghan female to scale the country’s tallest peak. sfchronicle.com/bayarea/arti…
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Thanks @GCNtech for covering our work with @PairinInc to help boost Florida's employment rate with My Journey workforce data analytics! We are looking forward to seeing the great improvements to come! @credengine @skillsengine @RIPL_org gcn.com/articles/2021/07/28/…
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Using available data & tech like #AI & #ML, @RIPL_org helps governments match job seekers with personalized potential job opportunities, & career path & reskilling recommendations. go.aws/3znV50W
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BIG NEWS! 🎉 The NGA Workforce Innovation Network is bringing together public & private sector leaders - employers, inventors, thought leaders, implementors - to support governors’ leadership in workforce innovation. Learn more about our impact so far + what’s next👇#NGAWIN
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Adaptive experiments have potential to improve efficiency/reduce costs of randomized controlled trials; drawing conclusions from trials can be challenging. Statistical toolkit in new paper addresses this, correcting bias in common estimators. pnas.org/content/118/15/e201…
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On the latest #TalentTalks, Scott Jensen of @RIPL_org reveals how RIPL’s virtual career center is helping Rhode Islanders get back to work. Meet Skipper, a bot and virtual career coach that uses machine learning and AI to offer personal career guidance. bit.ly/3v3qfJ9
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New #TalentTalks: Rick Maher is joined by Scott Jensen, CEO/VP of External Affairs at @RIPL_org (Research Improving People’s Lives), shares how the workforce development system can leverage technology to envision a better normal in the post-COVID-19 world. bit.ly/3v3qfJ9
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New project advised by faculty director @Susan_Athey launched to study machine learning explainabilitiy and equity in lending! “Machine learning... has transformative potential, especially for addressing racial injustice and economic inequality,” said FinRegLab CEO Melissa Koide.
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Excited to have this coming out! Many thanks to our editor and referees. We also grateful to Rachel Sander and Ndema Longwe who provided amazing research assistance and work to support data collection.
Forthcoming in the AER: "Pay Me Later: Savings Constraints and the Demand for Deferred Payments" by Lasse Brune, Eric Chyn, and Jason Kerwin. aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.12…
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Can sports and life skills programs improve labor force outcomes for vulnerable youth? ⚽️🏀🏐🎾🏆 on.cgiar.org/3qifBMn #opportunity #wellbeing #OneCGIAR @IFPRI @3ieNews @Sida @The_IGC @mercycorps @NorthwesternU @UCBerkley @RIPL_org
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