Go to the notes + code (preliminary and in progress) One of the joys of working in academia is the time available during summers to learn new tools. One of my projects this summer has been making notes for Petris et al’s Dynamic Linear Models in R text. This text is a Bayesian treatment of dynamic … Continue reading State Space Modeling Notes
El Paso Electric is currently recruiting for 3 distinct Accountant positions (please see linked job ads). Financial Systems – MBA/MAcc preferred Energy Accounting – BBA + 0-3 years of experience Accounting Services – BBA + 3 or more years of experience Apply online through their website at https://www.epelectric.com/careers Please let me know if you wish to list me … Continue reading EP Electric Hiring
***Update*** It looks like United has now implemented a bidding strategy for allocating seats over capacity: United got in hot waters today for “overbooking” a flight and then forcibly removing an elderly passenger from his seat. Almost any casual observer would say that they probably should have just offered a higher voucher amount. Why wouldn’t United … Continue reading A solution for United
ADP hiring announcement, see below: Just to let you know, ADP wants to hire 15 of our graduating seniors. These jobs need to be filled right away, and interviews will be conducted on Friday (3/10/2017). These jobs are for all majors. Pamela Prieto Montoya has more info about signing up for the interviews: firstname.lastname@example.org ADP also has more than … Continue reading ADP Hiring
Just returned from the Frank Bass FORMS Conference at UTD, one of the better marketing conferences in my opinion. Somewhat surprised to see the number of analytical papers and interest in analytical modeling in the field. There was almost a 50/50 split in analytical/empirical papers being presented. Learned quite a lot from both presenters and discussants. … Continue reading Bass UTD Conference
Just wanted to share this little bit of news out of an industry in which I’ve worked. Gambling profits in Macau (China’s Las Vegas) have been falling in recent years due to crack down on corruption. Though there’s been somewhat of a come back, it seems that the newly opened Parisian Macau casino, a Sands Property, … Continue reading Turning bad news into marketing?
I am looking to start a data science Meetup in El Paso. If you or your friends have interest in data analytics, big data, business intelligence, programming, digital marketing, etc. check out the Meetup group. The idea, hopefully, is to get both academic/UTEP affiliated people and local industry people to participate so that we can … Continue reading Data Science Meetup in El Paso