15th LCDS meeting connects data science and finance
Data science plays an increasingly important role in the world of finance. During the 15th LCDS meeting, organized by the Leiden Centre of Data Science, several interesting topics in this area were discussed.
Data science and finance are related in many ways: from Financial Shared Services to government finance statistics and taxpayers’ supervision. Speakers from Leiden University, CBS and Belastingdienst elaborated on these topics during the LCDS meeting Big Data & Finance on 26 October 2016.
The presentations can be downloaded here:
- The Tax System as a Complex Adaptive System
Rex Arendsen (Extraordinary Professor of Societal and Historical Context of Tax Law, Leiden University)
- Data Science in Practice: Current Challenges, Future Opportunities - Building and implementing models in a tax authority
Emma Gottesman (Lead Data Scientist, Belastingdienst)
- Continuous Improvement with help of Data Analytics
Rob van den Wijngaard (Manager Financial Shared Service Centre, Leiden University)
- Applying Analytics for Improved Taxpayer Supervision
Mark Pijnenburg (Data Scientist, Belastingdienst)
- Government finance statistics 2.0: challenges for data scientists?
Floris Jansen (Economist, Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek)
During its monthly meetings, the Leiden Centre of Data Science brings together data scientists and researchers/professionals from other disciplines. Each of the events is centered around a specific topic or field of study. If you would like to stay updated on the events LCDS organizes, please subscribe to our mailing list.