We consider how the GDP or utility output of a city depends on the number of people living within it. From this, we derive some interesting consequences that can inform both government and individual attitudes towards newcomers.
It has been quite awhile since I have posted, largely because soon after I started my job at Square I had a child! I hope to have some newer blog post soon. But along those lines I want to share a blog post I did with a coworker (Juan Hernandez) for Square that gives a taste of some of the cool data science work we have been up to. This post covers work we did to create a framework for making models interpretable.