Our economists, statisticians, and data scientists apply a range of technical tools in our analyses
We provide expertise in:
- Econometrics & statistics
- Machine learning
- Structural modeling
- Game theory
IDA’s Finite-Interval Forecasting Engine (FIFE) and Retention Prediction Model (RPM)
FIFE provides a suite of machine learning models for discrete-time survival analysis and multivariate time series forecasting.
RPM is a military retention application of FIFE for producing person-level retention forecasts.
RPM has been cited in Congressional testimony, Forbes, and other venues.FIFE is available on:
Research Spotlight: IDA evaluated the impact of border patrol sanctions on illegal border crossings
See our published results in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.