Lunchtime Presentation: Data Science for Official Statistics by
Julia Lane, Professor at Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, United States
Third IMF Statistical Forum
Granular data have been hailed as the "new oil" of the 21st century, with clear benefits to policy, society and public opinion research.This talk provides an overview of the way in which new data and new approaches have been used to measure a key area of the economy - R&D and innovation. It discusses the associated opportunities, challenges and lessons learned.