SoDa Labs

Social [science] insights from alternative data.

We're an empirical research laboratory associated with Monash University's Department of Economics and Department of Econometrics. We apply new tools from data science, machine learning, and beyond to answer social science questions. Read more about us our project here.

In the Media

Our Projects

The Internet as Quantitative Social Science Platform

Classifying Satellite Images for Socio-Economic Activity

Predicting Social Unrest via Textual Analytics

The Effect of Internet on Political Mobilization

Cyber-cultural Similarity from Google Search

Testing Motivational Crowding-Out Theory using reddit

Related Initiatives

The IP Observatory

data|in|space

KASPR Datahaus

Want to be a research assistant?

Part-time and full-time positions available. Email us here.