Active work has been transferred to the T3 Innovation Network. If you’d like to get involved with this work, visit their site the join the network. Below we archive useful information about our past work.
Data at Work was a major project of the University of Chicago’s Center for Data Science and Public Policy, the Department of Labor, the National Skills Coalition, and a large set of community stakeholders. Community building continues to be a core component of the project: *anyone can get involved and cont
The Open Skills Research Working Group was dedicated to improving machine learning algorithms for translating workforce data into actionable insights about the dynamics of skills and jobs in the American economy. The Group was made up of researchers from a variety of backgrounds, from economics to machine learning.
The University of Chicago hosted monthly researcher’s calls to converse with researchers to better understand how the public datasets could be improved.
Past Researchers Calls
- September 26, 2018 (slides) - The team presented updated on Skills-ML, the whitepaper, and the Research Hub
- July 18, 2018 (slides) - Tawanna Dillahunt presented on “Designing for Employability: Envisioning Tools for Low-resource job seekers”
- June 19, 2018 (slides) - The team presented updates on Skills-ML and the Research Hub
- March 27, 2018 (slides) - Matt Gee talks about a new initiative with the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Lumina Foundation
- February 21, 2018 (slides) - The team presented its work on skill extraction and labeling
- January 24, 2018 (slides) - Sarah Bana presented her work “The Effect of Additional Authority on Job Postings: The Case for Nurse Practitioners”.
- December 6, 2017 (slides) - Shade Shutters presented his work “Labor Analytics for Targeted Growth”
- October 25, 2017 (slides) - Steven Davis and Brenda Samaniego de la Parra presented their work “The DHI Vacancy and Application Flow Database”
- September 13, 2017 (slides) - Nayoung Rim presented her work “Costs of Occupation Switching”
- June 21, 2017 (slides) - The team announced the Labor Market Research Database and Research Funding Opportunity
All code developed in support of this project is hosted on the workforce-data-initiative organization on GitHub. Comments, forks, and pull requests welcome.