AMS algorithm – a sociotechnical study

A sociotechnical analysis of the Austrian Public Employment Service’s profiling system

In 2020, the Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) will introduce an algorithm to help allocate subsidies for the training of jobseekers. The so-called “AMS algorithm” is controversial. The ITA Wien – in cooperation with the Chamber of Labor and TU Wien – analyzes technical specificities and social consequences of the system. The final report is now available: Download PDF (German)

A detailed project description can be found here.