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How does Big Data benefit communities?

Mac Talk Video: Department of Economics Dr. Abigail Payne discusses how data can be used to better understand charities.

Nov 25, 2016

How can McMaster researchers and students help address some of the most pressing issues facing cities today?

That was the focus of Big Ideas, Better Cities, a series of public events that took place between September 2015 and April 2016 aimed at connecting the University to the Hamilton community and showcasing how McMaster research is helping cities respond to 21st century challenges.

Abigail Payne, PhD, Department of Economics, Director of MacDATA Institute, Director of the Public Economics Data Analysis Laboratory (PEDAL) gives a MacTalk on how data can be used to better understand charities.

Visit the McMaster Daily News for an overview of this year's Big Ideas, Better Cities events.