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Hayden Dahmm
United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Hayden Dahmm is an analyst with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s Thematic Research Network on Data and Statistics (SDSN TReNDS). His work involves researching ways that data is being used to advance sustainable development, issues of data governance, as well as the types of investments needed to strengthen modern statistical systems.

Hayden graduated from Swarthmore College in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering. He continued as a Marshall Scholar in the UK, receiving a master’s degree in environmental policy and regulation from Imperial College London and the London School of Economics.

Articles by Hayden Dahmm

  • Hayden Dahmm

    Scaling Big Data for Social Good: Weighing the Benefits and the Risks

    Each day, the world generates about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, and the entire digital universe is expected to hit 44 zettabytes this year. According to Hayden Dahmm at SDSN TReNDS, this data can provide major benefits if it's shared between the public and private sectors – but the risks are equally significant, particularly in emerging markets. He explores how to ensure that big data is used safely and ethically.

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