Economics Where Privacy Meets Big Data - January 28, 2021

Businesses, lawmakers, and privacy enforcers face many tradeoffs in establishing the rules of the road for use of consumer information in big data analyses. In this program, Dr. Alexei Alexandrov, Director of Central Algorithms Economics and Science at Wayfair, Rachel Marmor, CIPP/E, Partner at Davis, Wright, Tremaine, LLC, and Dr. Andrew Stivers, Deputy Director for Consumer Protection, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission, discuss the role of privacy in big data analyses and the economic considerations that decisionmakers face when designing, evaluating, and deploying policies. The speakers will also address consumer data used in marketing, business considerations for changes in the collection of consumer data, and approaches to navigating privacy regulations.