Taylor is currently enrolled in a Masters of Applied Statistics program with Pennsylvania State University. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary with a degree in economics and a minor in mathematics. He is currently employed as an economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and has a strong practical background with mathematics. Before coming to the Washington, D.C. area Taylor was employed at the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations researching deve... [more]
A fundamental understanding of calculus and precalculus is necessary to succeed in statistics graduate work which I?ve done at Penn State University. I also studied mathematics in my undergraduate work at the College of William and Mary.
I currently work as a federal economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and have a strong practical background in mathematics.
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I received a perfect score on the World History SAT II, the AP World History Exam, the AP European History Exam, and have completed college coursework in global history and middle eastern studies.
SAS is my secondary statistical package of choice. All internal processes at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are run using SAS and a large part of my job is improving the programmatic efficiency of the programs in the office. I have taken and completed several SAS training programs with Destiny Corp. and am comfortable teaching best practices.
I currently work as an economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and utilize econometric techniques every day. I have a strong working proficiency in both STATA programming and SAS programming and can supplement student's learning with programming help. Additionally, I completed the entire economics curriculum at the College of William & Mary which included several econometrics courses. I frequently attend economics conferences around the country and present economics research that uses these techniques.
STATA is my statistical package of choice. I produce sample code for the programs at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, I frequently participate in conferences and workshops as a presenter utilizing BLS data using STATA programming. The econometrics courses at William & Mary were all taught using STATA.