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Report: Cell Phone Data Provides Faster, Better Unemployment Results

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other schools say they can use cell phone data to get a faster and more accurate understanding of unemployment. Scholars looked at cell phone records in a small Spanish town where a large factory closed, putting 1,100 people out of work. The data shows the number of calls made by newly laid off people fell by about half, while the number of incoming calls also dropped and the number of cell phone towers their calls engages...

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