Analyst, Statistician, Programmer
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Education Ph. D., Economics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
M.S., Statistics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
B.A., Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Self-Employed 2008 to Present
Economic, Statistical and Software Consultant
Provided expert statistical and economic consulting. Designed experiments and analyzed data for client projects. Accomplishments include the study of communications spectrum allocation and congestion for the Federal Communications Commission; research into electric power and gas pipeline joint ventures in Alaska; designed and built and software for optimized online trading for information systems and pollution permits.
George Mason University – Fairfax, VA 2001 to 2008
Research Faculty (2002 to 2008)
Interim Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (2001 to 2002)
Managed the successful creation of the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at the university, the experimental laboratory of Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith. Provided statistical analysis and advice for numerous projects. Oversaw, over the course of one year, the design, construction, operation, development of computing systems and human resources for the center. Managed the on-time and at budget construction of the center. Coordinated the integration of the center into the university structure. Upon completion of center development I conducted research with a focus on communications, energy, optimal mechanism design and statistical methods. Implemented networking, programming, hardware and software systems for complex economic analysis and client/server experimental software. Developed computer laboratory functions in coordination with the economics, computer science and business departments.
University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ 1997 to 2001
Research Scholar, Economic Science Laboratory
Directed staff and managed economic research. Managed predictive and historical statistical analysis projects. Published research in the areas of energy, telecommunications and other areas of study.
Center for Research in Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1992 to1996
Performed experimental tests of combinatorial auctions for the allocation of rail transportation rights for the Netherlands Ministry of Transportation. Conducted experimental study of improvements for the Alsmeer flower auction. Analyzed the design of the Dutch radio frequency auctions for the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Radio communications Agency. Analyzed massive bid data from the Alsmeer flower auction.
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Pasadena, CA 1992 to 1996
Technical Staff, Economic Analysis Group
Conducted economic and statistical analysis for engineering design and logistics. Provided cost analysis, logistics, systems management and engineering design for Space Station Freedom. Designed and analyzed mechanisms and rules for the allocation of time on the deep space communications network. Provided research for procedures and rules for the allocation of resources for the Deep Space Network, a worldwide network for large antennas and communications facilities that support interplanetary spacecraft missions.
- R/S (over 20 yrs), Statistics, Programming, Linux/Solaris, Scripting,