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Find out about Our World in Data and our mission to publish data to make progress against the world’s largest problems.

For a more factual overview, you can also read Our World in Data’s page on Wikipedia.

This 45-minute conversation between Ivan Stegic and me on the TEN7 podcast is a very good overview of my background, the work of our team at Our World in Data, and the principles we follow to make research and data more understandable and accessible.

👨🏻‍💻 Work

Since 2020 · Our World in Data · Head of Data

Since 2021 · EDHEC Business School · Course Instructor & Academic Mentor

2018–2021 · Five Books · Interviewer

2018–2020 · Neoxia · Lead Data Scientist

2019–2020 · OpenClassrooms · Data Science Mentor

2015–2018 · University of Oxford · Data Analyst/Scientist

2012–2015 · La Netscouade · Social Media Analyst

2011–2012 · Europe Ecology–The Greens · Social Media Manager

🎓 Education

2011–2013 · Sciences Po Paris · Master’s degree

2008–2011 · Sciences Po Paris · Bachelor’s degree

📝 Publications

May 2021 · Mathieu, E., Ritchie, H., Ortiz-Ospina, E. et al. A global database of COVID-19 vaccinations. Nat Hum Behav (2021). [nature.com]

Jan. 2021 · State-by-state data on COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States [ourworldindata.org]

Dec. 2020 · Statistics and Research: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations [ourworldindata.org]

Nov. 2020 · Why do COVID-19 deaths in Sweden’s official data always appear to decrease? [ourworldindata.org]

Oct. 2020 · Hasell, J., Mathieu, E., Beltekian, D. et al. A cross-country database of COVID-19 testing. Sci Data 7, 345 (2020). [nature.com]

Apr. 2020 · Statistics and Research: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing [ourworldindata.org]

Apr. 2020 · le Signal et le Bruit, a bimonthly newsletter dedicated to questions relating to data and artificial intelligence, and which aims to shed light on major technical topics and their impacts [substack.com, in French]

Mar. 2020 · Scientific articles on COVID-19, summarized in 3 minutes of reading [substack.com, in French]

Mar. 2020 · The best books on Historical Change and Economic Ideology, recommended by Thomas Piketty [fivebooks.com]

Jul. 2019 · The best books on Learning Python and Data Science, recommended by Vicki Boykis [fivebooks.com]

Jun. 2019 · Gibson LM, Nolan J, Littlejohns TJ, Mathieu E, Garratt S, Doherty N, et al. (2019) Factors associated with potentially serious incidental findings and with serious final diagnoses on multi-modal imaging in the UK Biobank Imaging Study: A prospective cohort study. PLoS ONE 14(6): e0218267. [plos.org]

Apr. 2019 · Lay-Flurrie, S., Mathieu, E., Bankhead, C. et al. Patient consultation rate and clinical and NHS outcomes: a cross-sectional analysis of English primary care data from 2.7 million patients in 238 practices. BMC Health Serv Res 19, 219 (2019). [biomedcentral.com]

Mar. 2019 · Big data: are we witnessing the emergence of “full-stack” data expertise? [journaldunet.com, in French]

Jan. 2019 · The best books on Effective Altruism, recommended by Will MacAskill [fivebooks.com]

Oct. 2018 · The best books on Data Science, recommended by Roger D. Peng [fivebooks.com]

Sep. 2018 · The best books on Existential Risks, recommended by The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk [fivebooks.com]

Sep. 2018 · The best modern Japanese literature, recommended by Linda Flores [fivebooks.com]

Aug. 2018 · The best books on Computer Science for Data Scientists, with Hadley Wickham [fivebooks.com]

Apr. 2018 · The best books on Computer Science and Programming, with Ana Bell [fivebooks.com]