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Text Mining on Dynamic Graphs

Our goal is to invent new information technology that improves how LinkedIn members are matched with job openings and to advise companies on which skill sets best match their needs.

David Banks
Professor, Statistical Science
Duke University

Katherine Heller
Assistant Professor, Statistical Science
Duke University

Sayan Patra
PhD Student, Statistical Science
Duke University

LinkedIn Mentors:
Dong Li
Software Engineer

Liang Zhang
Senior Staff Applied Researcher

Your Next Big Move: Personalized Data-Driven Career Making

Our goal is to help workers realize their true potential by acquiring skills for the job that they want, thus making them more competitive in the job market.

Abhinav Maurya
Data Science Researcher
Carnegie Mellon University

Rahul Telang
Professor
Carnegie Mellon University

LinkedIn Mentors:
Sai Sundar
Director Database Engineering

Connecting With Coworkers: The Value of Within-Firm Networks

By quantifying the importance of within-firm connectivity, we can encourage and empower companies to build their internal LinkedIn networks.

Jessica Jeffers
PhD Candidate
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Michael Lee
PhD Candidate
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

LinkedIn Mentors:
Natalie Han
Senior Business Analytics Associate

Effects of Social Structure on Labor Market Dynamics

We wish to help policy makers understand the dynamics of economic mobility in the United States. Our results will enable accurate predictions and can help inform policy interventions.

Edoardo Airoldi
Associate Professor
Statistics, Harvard University

Panos Toulis
PhD Student, Google Fellow
Statistics, Harvard University

Alexander Volfovsky
NSF Mathematical Sciences
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Statistics, Harvard University

LinkedIn Mentors:
Siegfried Bilstein
Senior Software Engineer

Linking Women to Opportunity: Evaluating Gender Differences in Self-Promotion

Our goal is to help women maximize career success through LinkedIn.

Kristen M. Altenburger
Statistics Graduate Student
Harvard University

Rajlakshmi De
Senior Research Analyst
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Kaylyn Frazier
Research Program Manager
Google

LinkedIn Mentors:
Nikolai Avteniev
Agile Software Developer

Jim Hamilton
Senior Technical Program Manager

Identifying Skill Gaps: Determining Trends in Supply and Demand for Skills

Our goal is to help job seekers, employers, educators and policy makers understand, in exceptional detail, skill gaps and other challenges and opportunities in the labor market.

Parul Batra
MBA Candidate
MIT Sloan School of Management

Noel Sequeira
MBA Candidate
MIT Sloan School of Management

Frank MacCrory
Postdoctoral Associate
MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy

George Westerman
Research Scientist
MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy

LinkedIn Mentors:
Rahul Aggarwal
Senior Software Engineer

Find and Change Your Position in a Virtual Professional World

Our goal is to use relational information from the LinkedIn network to increase transparency and efficiency of both job searching and recruiting.

David Dunson
Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor Dept. of Statistical Science
Duke University

Joseph Futoma
PhD Student
Dept. of Statistical Science Duke University

Yan Shang
PhD Student
Fuqua School of Business Duke University

LinkedIn Mentors:
Dacheng Zhao
Senior Manager, Business Operation and Analytics

Forecasting Large-Scale Industrial Evolution

Our goal is to predict large-scale evolutions of industries and emerging skills, allowing us to forecast economic trends and guide professionals towards promising future career paths.

Yong-Yeol Ahn
Assistant Professor
School of Informatics and Computing Indiana University Bloomington

Yizhi Jing
PhD Student
Indiana University Bloomington

Azadeh Nematzadeh
PhD Student
Indiana University Bloomington

Jaehyuk Park
PhD Student
Indiana University Bloomington

Ian Wood
PhD Student
Indiana University Bloomington

LinkedIn Mentors:
Michael Conover
Senior Data Scientist

Urban Professional Genome Measuring City Performance

The goal of this analysis is to predict city-level economic trends and to gain an understanding of what contributes to a city’s economic competitiveness.

Iva Bojic
Postdoctoral Fellow
MIT

Lyndsey Rolheiser
PhD Candidate
MIT

Stanislav Sobolevsky
Research Scientist
MIT

Anthony Vanky
PhD Candidate
MIT

Hongmou Zhang
Research Fellow
MIT

LinkedIn Mentors:
Nishant Vyas
Senior Database Engineer

Inequality of Access to Productive Labor Markets: How Big Is It and How Can It Be Fixed?

Our goal is to allow the evaluation of the effect of various public and private sector programs on labor market fluidity and opportunity. Examples include tax incentives, social insurance, and career boards.

Bobak Moallemi
PhD Student
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Ryan Shyu
PhD Student
Stanford Graduate School of Business

LinkedIn Mentors:
Ramana Ramakrishan
Staff Engineer Database

Bridging the Skills Gap by Transforming Education

Our goal is to prescribe cost-effective ways to bridge skills gaps through efficient matching as well as through recommendations to community colleges and online course offerings.

Kostas Bimpikis
Assistant Professor
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Ozan Candogan
Assistant Professor
Fuqua School of Business

Kimon Drakopoulos
PhD Candidate
MIT

LinkedIn Mentors:
Jason Schissel
Senior Data Scientist