Government & Military

Preparing for e-invoice donation drops in Taiwan cities

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Term: 

Fall 2016

Students: 

Neil Huang, Ian Lin, Leo Lee, Martin Hsia

University: 

NTHU

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1. Business Problem
In 2017, a new regulation about invoice donation was issued. All the invoices issued will be
transformed into e-invoice instead of paper invoice. However, this regulation will cause great
donation drops, and this is a problem for central and local government in Taiwan.
This project provide forecast of the next 2 month e-invoice donation amount to central
government. With this forecast, central government could know which city or county would
confront a donation amount drop in the future and ask local government to take actions.

Forecasting numbers of patients as reference for medical profession enrollment

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Term: 

Fall 2016

Students: 

Yu-Chu Shih, Tzu-Han Hung, Yi-Chun Chuang, Tonny Meng-Lun Kuo

University: 

NTHU

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Every year, Ministry of Health and Welfare in Taiwan (MHW) decides the capacity of medical students to ensure each division includes enough doctors in the future. However, a recent report indicates the huge shortage of doctors in five demanding divisions which leads to serious problems in hospital management. Deciding the capacity of medical students in specific divisions is challenging for MHW.

Forecasting Unemployment rates in the UK and EU

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Term: 

2017

Students: 

Rajesh Manivannan, Kartick B Muthiah, Debayan Das, Devesh Kumar, Chirag Bhardwa, Sreeharsha Konga

University: 

ISB

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Problem Description:
Unemployment benefits are a huge cost to governments and are highly dependent on
projected unemployment rate for the country. Unemployment benefits are social welfare
payments to unemployed individuals. The definition of unemployed individual varies from
among different governments. Each year Governments allocate a certain percentage of
their financial outlay to meet these requirements.

Predicting Rural Migration in India using Socio-Demographic Information

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Term: 

2011

Students: 

Akshad Viswanathan, Anjali Kumari, Imran Ali Richa Gupta, Varun Sayal

University: 

ISB

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India as a nation has seen a high migration rate in recent years. Over 98 million people migrated from one place to another in 1990s, the highest for any decade since independence according to the 2001 census details. However in 1970s migration was slowing down. The number of migrants during 1991-2001 increased by about 22% over the previous decade an increase since 1951. Apart from women migrating due to marriage, employment is the biggest reason for migration. The number of job seekers among all migrants has increased by 45% over the previous decade.

Bribe Payments For Land Registrations

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Term: 

2011

Students: 

Hussain Boltwala, Karthik Vemparala, Naveen Kumar HS, Salman Siddiqui, Smita Chakravorty

University: 

ISB

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The project is based on the data collected over a period of time from the customers who have used Governance services in India for the land registration process. The goal is to predict whether a person availing the e-Governance Service will pay a bribe of over INR 100.

Predicting Car Prices in Federal Auctions

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Term: 

2010

Students: 

Tetsuya Morito, Karen Pereira, Jung-Fu Su, Mahsa Saedirad

University: 

UMD

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The goal of this project is to provide buyers who attend Federal government car auctions, a simple indicator of whether or not to bid for specific vehicles, thus helping to improve their decision-making process and their chances of winning a fair bid.

We thank Karl Olson for sharing the data and the problem.

Comparing US employee profiles in the private and public sectors

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Term: 

2008

Students: 

Abrar Al-Hasan, Jorge Christian, Hideki Kakuma, Li Wei Chen, Yavor Nikolov

University: 

UMD

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This project used a dataset from the 1994 U.S. Census to build a model that characterizes the demographic factors distinguishing between the public or private sectors.

Explaining Navy Reserve Training Expense Obligations

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Term: 

2009

Students: 

Emily Franklin, Roxana Garcia, Mike Hulsey, Raj Kanniyappan, Daniel Lee

University: 

UMD

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The Navy Reserve Policy requires reservists to submit a travel claim within 5 business days after returning to their home regional travel office. Unfortunately, the Navy Reserve has more than $30 million in funds appropriated to support the training of the Navy Reserve Force, which is tied up in unliquidated transactions. The unliquidated records cause an inaccurate picture of the funds available for future training opportunities and signify the liabilities owed to reservists.

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