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IES Grant Awarded to Luke Miratrix

June 26, 2020
Luke Miratrix, along with co-PIs Avi Feller and Jesse Rothstein, have been awarded a three year Institute of Education Sciences grant for their project titled "Improving Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation with Group Panel Data in Education Research". This is incredibly exciting news for everyone at the CARES lab! Check out the details of the award here. Read more about IES Grant Awarded to Luke Miratrix

Quinn joins the MIT Probabilistic Computing Project

May 6, 2020
Recent PhD graduate Jameson Quinn has joined the exciting MIT Probabilistic Computing Project on Gen.jl, a latest-generation probabilistic programming language. Jameson's work so far has focused on building teaching examples of the process of engineering and testing MCMC and/or SMC sampling schemes, with applications to COVID-19 models. We look forward to see what comes next of the project, and Jameson's work in particular! Read more about Quinn joins the MIT Probabilistic Computing Project

Pashley appointed Assistant Professor at Rutgers

May 6, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Nicole Pashley, who has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in Rutgers University’s Department of Statistics beginning next academic year. We look forward to seeing what comes next in Nicole's career!

"Urban building demolitions, firearm violence and drug crime" featured in Newsweek

August 5, 2019
A study by Jonathan Jay, Luke Miratrix, Charles C. Branas, Mark A Zimmerman, and David Hemenway, has been published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine. The study, entitled "Urban building demolitions, firearm violence, and drug crime", looked at a large-scale demolition project in Detriot, MI, and the findings suggest that vacant building demolitions may affect gun violence. The study is featured in a Newsweek article, which can be found... Read more about "Urban building demolitions, firearm violence and drug crime" featured in Newsweek

Aaron Kaufman appointed Assistant Professor at NYU Abu Dhabi

May 17, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Aaron Kaufman has signed on to be Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi. Aaron will also be an affiliate faculty of the Department of Politics, and the Center for Data Science, at NYU. Congratulations, Aaron!