Indiana University SPEA Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy University of Pennsylvania AIR American University

Panel Paper: Using Wide Data to Target Crime Control

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 10:55 AM
Johnson I (Hyatt Regency Miami)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Aaron Chalfin1, Zubin Jelveh2, Michael Luca3 and Jens Ludwig1, (1)University of Chicago, (2)New York University, (3)Harvard University
In partnership with a large US city, we are developing and evaluating a machine-learning algorithm to identify people who are at elevated risk of crime involvement for the purposes of efficiently targeting crime-control resources; this paper reports on results.