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A Recipe for the 2008 Financial Crisis

May 5, 2015 | | 13 Comments

In 2008 when the market crashed I was 16-years old and visiting London for the very first time. At that age I was already obsessed with the markets. Feeling confident that I could understand the crash after having read the classic investment books such ... Read More

Agent-based Computational Economic Models

January 13, 2014 | | 3 Comments

Economists subscribe to many often contradictory schools of thought. This results in businesses and governments adopting economic policies whose consequences are neither agreed upon nor understood. Furthermore, because the economy is actually a complex adaptive system most traditional economic ... Read More

BRICs Economic Forecasting using Neural Networks

September 18, 2013 | | 5 Comments

This weekend I finished an interesting research assignment in which I used five computational techniques to train artificial neural networks to forecast the 2011 GDP growth rates for Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS nations). The ... Read More

Perfect Imperfection, Agent Based Models

August 16, 2013 | | 11 Comments

When I was 17 years old the Boy Scouts of America invited nine international delegates and I to present at a conference and partake in a 7-day 100 kilometer hike through the Rocky Mountains on the Philmont Scout Ranch. In the week prior ... Read More