It’s good for business when socioeconomically disadvantaged workers are given a fair chance

It’s good for business when socioeconomically disadvantaged workers are given a fair chance Getty It’s hard to think of anything that epitomizes America more than the American dream. The idea that people can make something of their lives, regardless of their starting point, has defined the nation for centuries. However, research from Dartmouth College suggests … Read more

How are health inequalities measured and monitored?

National and international organizations to address health inequalitiesCommon indicators and methods for monitoring health inequalitiesEstimating health inequalities based on three diseasesReferences More information Health inequality is about measuring and comparing the health outcomes of different groups. Some common parameters to measure are life expectancy, disease rates, and disease-free life expectancy of different groups of individuals. … Read more

Mitigating Bias and Fairness in US Customs and Border Protection’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Chairman Barragán, Honorable Member Higgins, and distinguished members of the House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, thank you for the invitation to testify as part of today’s hearing on the use of facial recognition technology by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP ), where I intend to focus my concerns around diversity, equity, … Read more