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James B.

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San Francisco, CA (94118)

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I have a PhD in Economics from UCDavis and a Masters in Mathematics. I have a broad background in Math/Science and Economics. I have taught a number of courses and have previously worked as a GRE/GMAT/SAT/ACT instructor. I am well regarded as an excellent instructor and am able to deal with students with a wide range of abilities in math, finance and economics. I worked a number of years as a data analyst and computer programmer and am well versed in communicating with people who have a variety of mathematical and technical skills.

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James’s subjects

ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Grammar, Vocabulary
ACT Science, Biostatistics, Electrical Engineering, Genetics, Physical Science, Physics
C, C++, Computer Programming, Computer Science, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SPSS, STATA
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business, Economics, Finance, GMAT, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Tax Preparation
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Study Skills
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Corporate Training:
Business, C++, Economics, Finance, General Computer, GMAT, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SPSS, Statistics


I have a strong background in statistics and econometrics. I have an undergraduate degree in biology and math and have worked many years as a data analyst in a medical environment.


I have years of experience tutoring and teaching classes related to undergraduate and MBA level courses in business. I have taught economics, operations research and finance related courses. I have acted as a tutor for MBA students in every course they took in their graduate school curriculum.

Differential Equations

I have a strong background in linear algebra and differential equations. I have a Masters in mathematics and a PhD in economics which requires a good understanding of both topics. I understand both the theoretical basis and practical application of both subjects. In particular, I understand the relationship between the two subjects.

Discrete Math

I have years of experience in discrete math. I took a number of courses in the subject. I've used the concepts during my years as a programmer and have tutored many students in the subject.


I have a PhD in economics and have taken 6 PhD level classes in econometrics.


I have years of experience using STATA. I used this program in a number of settings and am well-versed in it uses. I have previously tutored a number of students in this application. I have used the program for everything from elementary regression and statistical analysis to complex time series applications.

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Marquette University (Master's)

U of California, Dav (PhD)

Great tutor for Quantitative Methods and complicated distribution analysis — Jim visited my home for over 6 weekends preparing me for an exam on Quantitative Methods. My normal reaction following finishing an exam is "I hope to pass" this time with Jim's help I now say "I expecting my first A". Very valuable tutoring by Jim and I highly recommend him. ...

— Graham from San Francisco, CA on 12/10/12

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Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

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James will travel within 40 miles of San Francisco, CA 94118.

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