Mr. David Masad

David Masad David Masad is an interdisciplinary researcher interested in applying rigorous quantitative techniques and large-scale data to complex social science questions. He uses econometric methods, computer simulations and text processing to facilitate rapid analysis, with an eye towards policy.

Education:

BA Economics, minor in Near Eastern Studies, University of Chicago

Ph.D. Student in Computational Social Science. George Mason University

Areas of Expertise:

Python

Java

C/C++/C#

Web scraping

Natural Language Processing libraries.

Publications:

Herd Privacy: Modeling the Spillover Effects of Privacy Settings on Social Networking Sites. Presented at the 2011 CSSSA Annual Conference, 10-12 October 2011, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

Awards:

Presidential Scholar, George Mason University  (three-year Presidential scholarship)

Website links:

David Masad

Courses:
Introduction to Python for Analytics

Instructor at Statistics.com since May 2013



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