Crowdsourcing Prediction

Cities around the country are finding new ways to use their administrative data. But data is all around us, and cities can gain significant insights b...

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Chicago’s Data-Powered Recipe for Food Safety

Government's traditional approach to so many of its regulatory activities has been an inefficient and expensive one that frustrates both public employ...

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Delivering Faster Results with Food Inspection Forecasting

Consider this: Chicago, a city with nearly three million people and more than 15,000 food establishments, has fewer than three dozen inspectors who ar...

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White Paper: Questions to Guide Regulatory Policy Development

INTRODUCTION The goal of this short white paper is to offer some reflections on what a process of “informed comparison” of policy options that inv...

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White Paper: Retrospective Benefit-Cost Analysis

INTRODUCTION In a previous article, “Benefit-Cost Analysis and the Cities,” we describe how cities can use benefit-cost analysis prospectively to hel...

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