Update on the Collaboration between Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science and Microsoft to Develop Open Source Differential Privacy Software
In September 2019, Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science announced a large-scale collaboration with Microsoft to develop open source tools for differential privacy. We are excited by our progress and write today to report on several lines of substantial progress.
Harvard University’s research centers devoted to studying human rights have posted this joint statement about the horrific events in Minneapolis and around the country. At IQSS, we stand with them and deeply appreciate their leadership on this issue. We reproduce their eloquent words here in full.
One thing is clear when speaking to Chase Harrison: the Program on Survey Research helps a lot of people with survey methodology and research. And as the current COVID-19 pandemic sees face-to-face survey and fieldwork interrupted, he is working with faculty and graduate students to move from face-to-face interviews to online surveys.