Advait Deshpande

Senior Analyst
Cambridge Office


Ph.D., Open University; M.Sc., University College London


Advait Deshpande is a senior analyst at RAND Europe. His work is focussed on research evaluation, and science, technology, and innovation policy.


  • People waiting to board a subway train, photo by william87/Getty Images

    Our Actions Determine What We Read and See Online. Algorithms Are Only a Part of That Process

    As social media has increasingly become the main outlet for people to acquire news and opinion, there are concerns about the effect of algorithm-driven services on the spread of misleading information. But the issue doesn't merely lie with how social platforms use algorithms to deliver content.

    Feb 7, 2020 Open Access Government

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    Blockchain: Should We Believe the Hype?

    Industry, governments and academics are all speculating on the ways in which blockchain could revolutionize everything from finance to the music industry. Now is the time for policymakers and industry to take note and find out what blockchain could offer.

    Nov 30, 2017 Prospect Magazine