People know a lot of things about the world. Collectively, they can often make good predictions about the results of social science research before it even happens. Eva Vivalt, a researcher at the Australian National University, is building a platform to collect these predictions. In this talk, she discusses what social science stands to gain through the use of forecasting, from better research design to improvements in public policy.
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This talk was filmed at EA Global 2019: San Francisco. You can learn more about these conferences at eaglobal.org.