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Gary K.

Spanish Fork, UT

$20/hr

Tutoring in statistics, econometrics, Stata and economics

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Background check passed as of 4/21/13
4.8 Avg. Rating
 
 
30 Ratings
 
 
7hrs Response Time
One of the Best!!
— Mike, Spanish Fork, UT on 4/23/13

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Weber State University
Utah State University
Master's
Texas A&M University
PhD

Education

Weber State University

Utah State University (Master's)

Texas A&M University (PhD)

About Gary

I am a professional economist and statistician who enjoys helping others work their way though difficult challenges in economics and statistics.

I have twenty-five years of experience applying economics and statistics in many roles for Thiokol, Teleflex, Rolls-Royce, Teltrust, Utah Transit Authority, eBay, International PaperBox and as a consultant for WASEEM Insights. My major role in each company has been helping others in the company apply the principles of economics, statistics and process improvement methodologies to improve the quality and productivity of their processes.

I have taught statistics and economics at Idaho State University, BYU, UVU, University of Phoenix and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Total university teaching time is about 8 years. I have taught mathematical statistics, econometrics, business statistics, biostatistics, macro economics and micro economics.

I find that most student who need help, generally only need an hour or two to break through their stumbling blocks. Once we have identified and broken through their stumbling blocks, they typically perform well above their expectations.

Practice is important. When learning statistics, practice is more efficient when a computer is used. Most text books have some type of statistical software available for the course. I have experience in many statistical software systems and can quickly help you learn what is available for their course. In addition, I have access to practice quizzes and exams.

I also have access to practice quizzes and exams for economics. Practice with questions is the most effective way to learn economics. Textbook authors differ sometimes in some very subtle ways and so we generally have to learn those subtle differences together as we study the text and practice questions.
I am a professional economist and statistician who enjoys helping others work their way though difficult challenges in economics and statistics.

I have twenty-five years of experience applying economics and…
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Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Background Check: Passed

"One of the Best!!"

- Mike, Spanish Fork, UT on 4/23/13

"Excellent! Would Recommend to Everyone!"

- Dan, Provo, UT on 8/3/13

"Gary is excellent!"

- Michael, Albuquerque, NM on 11/30/11
Math:
Econometrics,
Probability, Statistics
Science:
Biostatistics
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, STATA
Business:
Economics,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Economics,
Statistics
Corporate Training:
Economics,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics

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Econometrics

First, I have been teaching and using econometrics for 34 years. Second, econometrics was my specialization in my Ph.D. course studies. Third, I have kept pace and continue to keep pace with the changes in econometrics.

Economics

I have a Ph.D. Economics from Texas A & M University and I have worked as an applied economist for 25 years

I have taught economics at BYU, Idaho State University, University of Pheonix and Utah Valley University.

I stay current with economic events and read a new economics book every six months in order to keep current with how economics is evolving as a scientific discipline.

STATA

I have been using Stata since its first version in 1986. I licensed with the current version Stata 13. I have had formal training in the use of Stata and programming with Stata. This included: NetCourse 101, Introduction to Stata and NetCourse 151, Introduction to Stata Programming.

In addition to this formal training I have read and use the following books frequently: A visual Guide to Stata Graphics 2nd ed and Data Management Using Stata by Michael N. Mitchell; The Workflow of Data Analysis Using Stata and I have written hundreds of do files which automate and allow for replication of my work.

Statistics

I have applied statistics for 25 years, I have taught econometrics at BYU and statistics at UVU. I have also taught statistical courses for engineers, managers, line operators which included personnel at Thiokol, Teleflex, Rolls-Royce and NASA.

Weber State University
Utah State University
Master's
Texas A&M University
PhD

Education

Weber State University

Utah State University (Master's)

Texas A&M University (PhD)

One of the Best!! — Gary is an incredible tutor! He is extremely knowledgeable in statistics. He is accommodating, very punctual and is willing to work around your schedule. Gary is very patient and explains the concepts and ideas in an easy to understand manner. He is supportive and provides excellent feedback. I have been fortunate to have Gary as my tutor and I have no hesitation in recommending Gary to others. ...

— Mike, Spanish Fork, UT on 4/23/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $20.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gary will travel within 40 miles of Spanish Fork, UT 84660.

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