Micah Altman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries

Director of Research

77 Massachusetts Avenue

50 Memorial Drive

Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

United States

http://informatics.mit.edu

The Brookings Institution

Non Resident Senior Fellow

1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

http://informatics.mit.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Revealing Preferences: Why Gerrymanders are Hard to Prove, and What to Do about It

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Mar 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, University of Florida, University of Florida and University of Florida - Department of Political Science
Downloads 915 (25,135)
Citation 5

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Gerrymandering, Redistricting, Revealed Preferences

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Integrating Approaches to Privacy Across the Research Lifecycle: Long-Term Longitudinal Studies

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, RTI International, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Columbia University Department of Computer Science, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society
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privacy, information privacy, data privacy, confidentiality, longitudinal data, social science research

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A Harm-Reduction Framework for Algorithmic Fairness

16 IEEE Security & Privacy 34 (2018), Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2018-3
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Micah Altman, Alexandra Wood and Effy Vayena
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and ETH Zurich
Downloads 552 (49,779)

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A Proposed Standard for the Scholarly Citation of Quantitative Data

D-Lib Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 3/4, March/April 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Micah Altman and Gary King
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and Harvard University
Downloads 368 (81,612)

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Integrating Approaches to Privacy Across the Research Lifecycle: When Is Information Purely Public?

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2015-7
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Columbia University Department of Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 346 (87,676)
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Towards a Modern Approach to Privacy-Aware Government Data Releases

30 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1967 (2015), Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2016-9
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 16 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 328 (93,005)
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privacy, information privacy, open data, open government, FOIA, Privacy Act, public records

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The Limitations of Quantitative Methods for Analyzing Gerrymanders: Indicia, Algorithms, Statistics and Revealed Preference

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and University of Florida
Downloads 241 (129,157)
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redistricting, gerrymander, competitiveness, compactness, hypotheis tests, bias, responsiveness, automated redistricting

8.

Redistricting and Polarization

Micah Altman & Michael P. McDonald, "Redistricting and Polarization" in Thurber J, Yoshinaka A (eds)., American Gridlock: The Sources, Character, and Impact of Political Polarization. Cambridge University Press; 2015.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and University of Florida
Downloads 207 (149,575)
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redistricting, polarization

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Public Participation GIS: The Case of Redistricting

Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and University of Florida
Downloads 178 (171,817)

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Redistricting, GIS, public participation, open-source software

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Datos Abiertos, Representación Política Y Redistritación En México (Open Data, Political Representation and Redistricting in Mexico)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Apr 2015
University of Pittsburgh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department and University of Florida
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datos abiertos, redistritación, mapeo público, representación política, open data, redistricting, public mapping, political representation

11.

Redistricting by Formula: An Ohio Reform Experiment

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jun 2014
Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and University of Florida
Downloads 145 (204,587)

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crowdsourcing; redistricting; elections; transparency; participation; GIS

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Paradoxes of Political Reform: Congressional Redistricting In Florida

McKee, Seth (Ed.), Jigsaw Puzzle Politics in the Sunshine State. University Press of Florida. Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and University of Florida
Downloads 118 (240,169)
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A Digital Library for the Dissemination and Replication of Quantitative Social Science Research: The Virtual Data Center

Social Science Computer Review, Vol.19, No.4, pp. 458-470, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University
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The Effects of Automated Redistricting and Partisan Strategic Interaction on Representation: The Case of Mexico

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department, University of Florida and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 88 (292,927)
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automated redistricting, gerrymandering, parties, Mexico

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Using New Forms of Information for Official Economic Statistics -- Examining the Commodity Flow Survey: Executive Summary from the 1rst Workshop in the Census-MIT Big Data Workshop Series

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Micah Altman, Cavan Capps and Ronald Prevost
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
Downloads 55 (378,739)
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big data, economics, commodity flow

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Data Protection's Composition Problem

European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL), Vol. 5, Iss. 3 (2019) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Sep 2019
Institute for Technology Law & Policy, Boston University - Hariri Institute for Computing, School of Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Harvard University and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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Data Protection, Privacy, Composition, Computer Science, Personal Data, Statistics, Cumulative Effects, Cumulative Impacts

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Location Confidentiality and Official Surveys

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Micah Altman, Cavan Capps and Ronald Prevost
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
Downloads 42 (424,171)

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Privacy, Big Data, Statistical Organizations

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Differential Privacy: A Primer for a Non-Technical Audience

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 21, No. 17, 2018, Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2019-2
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries, Harvard University, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Pennsylvania State University, Georgetown University - Department of Computer Science, Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University and Harvard University - Center for Research on Computation and Society
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Information Wants Someone Else to Pay for It: Laws of Information Economics and Scholarly Publishing

Informations Services and Use, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Micah Altman and Marguerite Avery
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and Trinity University Press
Downloads 16 (554,911)

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scholarly communication, scholarly publishing, open access, OA, digital publishing, university presses

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Threats to Confidentiality in Political Science Research

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Micah Altman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries

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