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Policy Implications of the D4R Challenge

  • Albert Ali SalahEmail author
  • M. Tarık Altuncu
  • Selim Balcisoy
  • Erika Frydenlund
  • Marco Mamei
  • Mehmet Ali Akyol
  • Kerem Yavuz Arslanlı
  • Ivon Bensason
  • Christine Boshuijzen-van Burken
  • Paolo Bosetti
  • Jeremy Boy
  • Tugba Bozcaga
  • Seyit Mümin Cilasun
  • Oğuz Işık
  • Sibel Kalaycıoğlu
  • Ayse Seyyide Kaptaner
  • Ilker Kayi
  • Özgün Ozan Kılıç
  • Berat Kjamili
  • Huseyin Kucukali
  • Aaron Martin
  • Marco Lippi
  • Francesca Pancotto
  • Daniel Rhoads
  • Nur Sevencan
  • Ervin Sezgin
  • Albert Solé-Ribalta
  • Harald Sterly
  • Elif Surer
  • Tuğba Taşkaya Temizel
  • Semih Tümen
  • Ismail Uluturk
Chapter

Abstract

The Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge resulted in many insights related to the movement patterns of the Syrian refugees within Turkey. In this chapter, we summarize some of the important findings, and suggest policy recommendations for the main areas of the challenge. These recommendations are sometimes broad suggestions, as the policy interventions involve many factors that are difficult to take into account. We give examples of such issues to help policy-makers.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is partially supported by an MIT-Boğaziçi University MISTI grant to Alex Pentland and Albert Ali Salah. The authors thank Türk Telekom, Boğaziçi University, and TÜBİTAK for their support with the Data for Refugees Challenge. This work does not represent the official view of any institutions. We further thank Arsev Umur Aydınoğlu, Banu Günel Kılıç, H. Şebnem Düzgün, A. Seza Doğruöz for their comments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Ali Salah
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • M. Tarık Altuncu
    • 3
  • Selim Balcisoy
    • 4
  • Erika Frydenlund
    • 5
  • Marco Mamei
    • 6
  • Mehmet Ali Akyol
    • 14
  • Kerem Yavuz Arslanlı
    • 7
  • Ivon Bensason
    • 8
  • Christine Boshuijzen-van Burken
    • 9
  • Paolo Bosetti
    • 10
  • Jeremy Boy
    • 11
  • Tugba Bozcaga
    • 12
  • Seyit Mümin Cilasun
    • 13
  • Oğuz Işık
    • 14
  • Sibel Kalaycıoğlu
    • 14
  • Ayse Seyyide Kaptaner
    • 15
  • Ilker Kayi
    • 16
  • Özgün Ozan Kılıç
    • 14
  • Berat Kjamili
    • 17
  • Huseyin Kucukali
    • 18
  • Aaron Martin
    • 19
  • Marco Lippi
    • 6
  • Francesca Pancotto
    • 6
  • Daniel Rhoads
    • 20
  • Nur Sevencan
    • 21
  • Ervin Sezgin
    • 7
  • Albert Solé-Ribalta
    • 20
  • Harald Sterly
    • 22
  • Elif Surer
    • 14
  • Tuğba Taşkaya Temizel
    • 14
  • Semih Tümen
    • 23
  • Ismail Uluturk
    • 24
  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Boğaziçi UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Imperial College LondonLondonUK
  4. 4.Sabancı UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  5. 5.Old Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA
  6. 6.University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly
  7. 7.Istanbul Technical UniversitySarıyer/IstanbulTurkey
  8. 8.Attorney at LawİstanbulTurkey
  9. 9.Eindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands
  10. 10.Fondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly
  11. 11.UN Global PulseNew YorkUSA
  12. 12.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  13. 13.Atılım UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  14. 14.Middle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  15. 15.Birkbeck University of LondonLondonUK
  16. 16.Koç UniversitySarıyer/IstanbulTurkey
  17. 17.MigportAnkaraTurkey
  18. 18.Health Directorate of IstanbulIstanbulTurkey
  19. 19.Tilburg UniversityTilburgThe Netherlands
  20. 20.Internet Interdisciplinary InstituteCastelldefelsSpain
  21. 21.TRT WorldIstanbulTurkey
  22. 22.Universität BonnBonnGermany
  23. 23.TED UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  24. 24.University of South FloridaTampaUSA

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