Economics and Big Data

A New Meetup

This is a new meetup in New York City dedicated to discussing topics in the intersection of economics, AI, machine learning and big data. Please spread the word. To recommend speakers, ping us, at rahel at contextbridge dot com. http://www.meetup.com/economics-and-big-data

Bridging Economics and the Economics of Information and the Internet (Book)

Fantastic book by Hal Varian at the early stages of the Internet: Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy (1998!!!)

Bridging Econometrics and AI (Paper)

Hal Varian’s paper:  Big Data: New Tricks for Econometrics, March 31, 2014.

NBER Conference on IT and Digitization (2013) (Conference)

http://users.nber.org/~confer/2013/SI2013/PRIT/pritprg.html
Of particular interest were two sessions on Friday:

Panel: What Can Economics Learn from Machine Learning?
Panelists: Susan Athey, Stanford University and NBER
Hal Varian, University of California at Berkeley
Andreas Weigend, Stanford University
John Langford, Microsoft

and

Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce (LINK)
Michael Dinerstein, Stanford University
Liran Einav, Stanford University and NBER
Jonathan Levin, Stanford University and NBER
Neel Sundaresan, eBay Research Labs

 

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