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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Marquette University (Math, Biology)
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. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00
James will travel within 40 miles of San Francisco, CA 94118.
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