Algorithms

A New Approach to Regulating Credit-Scoring AI

A New Approach to Regulating Credit-Scoring AI

Scholar presents regulatory solutions to problems posed by using AI to determine credit scores.

Addressing an Algorithmic PATTERN of Bias

Addressing an Algorithmic PATTERN of Bias

The Justice Department pledges to address racial bias in an algorithm that determines early release.

Digital Versus Human Algorithms

Digital Versus Human Algorithms

In deciding to use artificial intelligence, the key question for administrators is a comparative one.

Fixing Cash Aid Is More Than Child’s Play

Fixing Cash Aid Is More Than Child’s Play

Streamlining administration of cash aid requires substantial legal and regulatory reform.

The Data Revolutionizing Credit Scoring

The Data Revolutionizing Credit Scoring

Scholar argues that new data sources will expand credit access and raise issues of privacy and equity.

How Enrollment Algorithms Worsen the Student Debt Crisis

How Enrollment Algorithms Worsen the Student Debt Crisis

Scholar advocates regulating the use of enrollment management algorithms in higher education.

Algorithmic Safeguards For the People and By the People

Algorithmic Safeguards For the People and By the People

The White House seeks public input on a “bill of rights for an automated society.”

Robots Reviewing Agency Rules

Robots Reviewing Agency Rules

Scholar warns that using artificial intelligence to revise agency rules may compromise democratic ideals.

Algorithmic Decisions and Their Human Consequences

Algorithmic Decisions and Their Human Consequences

A Federal Trade Commissioner urges the agency to take action to prevent bias in computer algorithms.

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Regulators struggle to counter bias in hiring because algorithms reproduce existing inequalities.

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Governmental use of artificial intelligence can fit well within existing administrative law constraints.

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.