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Overview

At the Stanford Computational Policy Lab, we publish academic papers and general-interest pieces on a variety of issue at the nexus of public policy, computer science, and statistics. Below is a sampling of this work, categorized by topic.

Criminal Justice
Alex Chohlas-Wood, Sharad Goel, Amy Shoemaker, and Ravi Shroff
Sam Corbett-Davies and Sharad Goel
Marissa Gerchick, Sam Corbett-Davies, Elan Dagenais, and Sharad Goel
Jongbin Jung, Sam Corbett-Davies, Ravi Shroff, and Sharad Goel
Jongbin Jung, Ravi Shroff, Avi Feller, and Sharad Goel
Emma Pierson, Camelia Simoiu, Jan Overgoor, Sam Corbett-Davies, Vignesh Ramachandran, Cheryl Phillips, and Sharad Goel
Jongbin Jung, Connor Concannon, Ravi Shroff, Sharad Goel, and Daniel G. Goldstein
Jongbin Jung, Ravi Shroff, Avi Feller, and Sharad Goel
Jongbin Jung, Connor Concannon, Ravi Shroff, Sharad Goel, and Daniel G. Goldstein
Harvard Business Review
Emma Pierson, Sam Corbett-Davies, and Sharad Goel
The 21st International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS 2018)
Sam Corbett-Davies, Emma Pierson, Avi Feller, Sharad Goel, and Aziz Huq
Proceedings of the 23rd Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2017)
Sam Corbett-Davies, Sharad Goel, and Sandra González-Bailón
The New York Times
Sam Corbett-Davies, Emma Pierson, Avi Feller, and Sharad Goel
The Washington Post
Camelia Simoiu, Sam Corbett-Davies, and Sharad Goel
Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol. 11, 2017
Sharad Goel, Maya Perelman, Ravi Shroff, and David Sklansky
New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 20, 2017
Sharad Goel and David Sklansky
The Huffington Post
Sharad Goel, Justin Rao, and Ravi Shroff
The American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 106, 2016
Sharad Goel, Justin Rao, and Ravi Shroff
Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol. 10, 2016
Voting Rights
Sharad Goel, Marc Meredith, Michael Morse, David Rothschild, and Houshmand Shirani-Mehr
Sharad Goel, Marc Meredith, Michael Morse, David Rothschild, and Houshmand Shirani-Mehr
Slate
Sharad Goel
Interviewed on This American Life
Online Privacy
Ansh Shukla, Jessica Su, Sharad Goel, and Arvind Narayanan
Proceedings of the 26th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2017)
Political Polarization
Seth Flaxman, Sharad Goel, and Justin Rao
Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 80, 2016
Ceren Budak, Sharad Goel, and Justin Rao
Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 80, 2016
Ashton Anderson, Sharad Goel, Gregory Huber, Neil Malhotra, and Duncan J. Watts
Sociological Science, Vol. 1, 2014
Sharad Goel, Winter Mason, and Duncan Watts
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 99, No. 4, 2010, 611-621
Election Polling
Houshmand Shirani-Mehr, David Rothschild, Sharad Goel, and Andrew Gelman
Journal of the American Statistical Association, forthcoming
Andrew Gelman, Sharad Goel, David Rothschild, and Wei Wang
Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society (book chapter), 2016
Andrew Gelman, Sharad Goel, Doug Rivers, and David Rothschild
Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 11, 2016
Wei Wang, David Rothschild, Sharad Goel, and Andrew Gelman
International Journal of Forecasting, Vol 31, 2015
Sharad Goel, Adam Obeng, and David Rothschild
Education
Rajan Vaish, Shirish Goyal, Amin Saberi, and Sharad Goel
Proceedings of the 27th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2018)
Rajan Vaish, Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Geza Kovacs, Andreas Veit, Ranjay Krishna, Imanol Arrieta Ibarra, Camelia Simoiu, Michael Wilber, Serge Belongie, Sharad Goel, James Davis, and Michael S. Bernstein
Proceedings of the 30th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2017)
Sharad Goel
Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 53, No. 8, 2006, 878-882
Public Health
Richard White, Amy Lansky, Sharad Goel, David Wilson, Wolfgang Hladik, Avi Hakim, and Simon DW Frost
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vol. 88, No. 6, 2012, 397-399
Sharad Goel and Matthew Salganik
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 107, No. 15, 2010, 6743-6747
Sharad Goel and Matthew Salganik
Statistics in Medicine, Vol. 28, No. 17, 2009, 2202-2229
Information Diffusion
Sharad Goel, Ashton Anderson, Jake Hofman, and Duncan J. Watts
Management Science, Vol. 62, 2016
Sharad Goel, Duncan J. Watts, and Daniel G. Goldstein
Proceedings of the 13th ACM Conference on Economics & Computation (EC 2012)
Sharad Goel, Roby Muhamad, and Duncan Watts
Proceedings of the 18th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2009)