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October 26, 2015

UW-IT Amazon Web Services Is Key in Economics Research

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Find out how one visiting economics PhD student is using UW-IT’s Amazon Web Services to break new ground on his economics research by running simulations at ultra-fast speeds. He is investigating current airline travel and pricing, research that may help the U.S. Department of Justice determine whether airlines have colluded in setting prices. Amazon Web Services, offered through UW-IT, includes virtualized servers, cloud storage, databases and more. Learn more about Amazon Web Services, available to UW faculty and staff, including how to order this service.