Video: Meet Statisticians in Other Fields
October 26, 2017
Think statistics isn’t used in your field? Think again. For fields as varied as journalism, sports, healthcare, agriculture, video game development, and many others, statistics is integral.
In our newest video, you’ll hear first-hand from individuals in these fields who find statistics essential to their work, including:
- Carl Bialik, journalist and data science editor at Yelp
- Marlyn Rodriguez, economist at the Bureua of Economic Analysis
- Samantha Lee-Ming Chiu, national defense consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
- Dannia Guzman, statistical programming for social policy, MRDC
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