Straight Talk: A blurring of the lines

How many times have you heard a politician or regulator say they use data to make decisions? That sounds great until you look a little deeper. Three trendy approaches to data analysis — disparate impact theory, proxy data and behavioral economics — completely destroy the credibility of any government official who claims to use data … Read more

Straight Talk – Disparate Impact

The Supreme Court has set Dec. 4 as the date to hear arguments in the disparate impact case, Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action. It is very important that the parties do not settle before the court rules in this case. [Continue]