The Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR) is delighted to announce a new founding member: the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) based in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. SWUFE joins a growing network of faculty and researchers from UC Berkeley, Stanford, State Street, and financial management firms and technology development companies large and small. Read more about the signing.
 
The Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to begin on or after September 1, 2017. The successful applicant will join a dynamic research group of financial economists, statisticians, mathematicians and engineers dedicated to deepening our understanding of financial markets.  We welcome applications from individuals who have outstanding computing skills, a track record of scholarship in one of data science or financial economics, and an interest in applying data science to financial economics. Application due: August 25, 2017. Read more.  
 
Do Steph Curry and Klay Thompson have Hot Hands? Alon Daks, Nishant Desai, and CDAR co-director Lisa Goldberg analyze the hot handedness of the Warriors. From the paper: "Relying on the original hot hand study for inspiration, applying Miller and Sanjurjo’s insightful small sample correction, and availing ourselves of the easy-to-use tools of modern data science, we analyzed the shooting records of Splash Brothers Steph Curry and Klay Thompson". Visit the link above to see the current state of the research.  
 

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CDAR is inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellow to research #DataScience applications in financial economics https://t.co/8tqbLnxH3i

CDAR is delighted to announce a new founding member: the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) https://t.co/kD3uujr1Xy

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