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About me:

Data Scientist in training, applied economist, student always. Interests in Machine Learning, Demography, Energy, FinTech, and Big Data.

Brad is experienced in econometrics, data mining, and regression analysis. He is a US Navy veteran with previous roles as an Economic Researcher, Risk Management Analyst, and Financial Modelling Officer in South Africa. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics and currently pursuing a Master’s in Computer Science (Data Science specialization) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Software skillset:
Proficient: Python, Stata, Tableau, SQL
Intermediate: R, Matlab
Familiar: Java, C++, QGIS, MeTA, Spark


Github: https://github.com/bradjballard