Abstract

Applied statistics and data science play a vital role in the analysis and evaluation of policies in various fields including social sciences, economics, health sciences, population studies and business planning. With society apparently expecting more and more from all three levels of government; it becomes increasingly important that both private and public policy should be based on reliable and up-to-date data that covers the important issues at the local, state, national and international levels. This book aims to provide an overview of the recent research and technological developments in terms of statistical modelling and software tools which are particularly applied to data science including big data analysis and policy evaluations. The book will serve the purpose of research challenges around the areas of statistics, data science and policy analysis and be useful to graduates to academics and professional data scientists, statisticians, data modellers and policy analysts.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages400
ISBN (Print)9789811517341
Publication statusPublished - 19 May 2020

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