Projects

Parole Officer Text Messages

Metro Policy Center at the Urban Institute: A project studying a proprietary dataset of text messages between parole officers and parolees.

Education Data

Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute: Using Python to seamlessly maintain a network of datasets across Stata, SQL and S3 formats.

DC Courts Web Scraping

Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute: Responsibly automating millions of connections to the DC Courts website in order to retrieve and parse public data.

Spark for Social Science

Research Programming at the Urban Institute: The platform, tools, and lessons to help bridge the gap between social science researchers and the big data methods used in data science.

Contract Enforcement and Group Formation

PhD research at American University, building an agent based model in Python to simulate the contract enforcement problem of the Maghribi Traders, as modeled in the game theory work of Grief 2006.