Data Science Insight #6: Proceeds of Dutch national fundraising campaigns

Data Science Insight #6: Proceeds of Dutch national fundraising campaigns

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Recently a consortium of Dutch aid organizations (SHO) organized the national fundraising campaign “Nederland helpt Sint-Maarten”, to collect money for disaster relief after hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean island Saint Martin. Since 1984 SHO has organized 44 national fundraising campaigns, collecting in total over 900 million euro. Which of their campaigns were the most successful? Did campaign proceeds depend on the type of disaster?

Source: Giro555

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Maarten van Iterson
About the author Maarten van Iterson

Maarten van Iterson is a Data Scientist at Qualogy. He holds a PhD in Bioinformatics from Leiden University. Previously he worked as a postdoc at the Hubrecht Institute and Leiden University Medical Center. Maarten is an experienced R programmer and implemented several R packages for bioinformatic data analyses. As a bioinformatician he has acquired a thorough background in interpreting and analyzing complex data using a variety of analytical, statistical and machine learning techniques.

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