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December 15, 2015

Susan Athey: Data science is about using data to answer questions and test hypotheses

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Susan Athey, the Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, has always been interested in the intersection of economics and computer science. As an undergraduate she was a math, computer science and economics triple major. She explains that combining economics, social science, engineering and machine-learning tools allows you to answer questions in a way that wasn’t possible before.

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Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business