Project idea: World Bank poverty prediction

Companies (and other organizations) want to understand individuals, based on limited data. Here is an example from the World Bank. The contest closes in February, but the data will be available. For BDA course, you don’t have to predict “poverty.” For example, can you predict who owns certain consumer appliances?

via Competition: Pover-T Tests: Predicting Poverty

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Author: Roger Bohn

Professor of Technology Management, UC San Diego. Visiting Stanford Medical School Rbohn@ucsd.edu. Twitter =Roger.Bohn

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