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Podcast episode Susan Athey on Machine Learning, Big Data, and Causation

EconTalk Episode with Susan Athey
Hosted by Russ Roberts

problem.jpg Can machine learning improve the use of data and evidence for understanding economics and public policy? Susan Athey of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about how machine learning can be used in conjunction with traditional econometric techniques to measure the impact of say, the minimum wage or the effectiveness of a new drug. The last part of the conversation looks at the experimental techniques being used by firms like Google and Amazon.

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