Alec Stashevsky

Consulting // Researcher // R Developer


About Me

I am a consultant, researcher, and Reed College alumnus with a mathematics-economics background. I am passionate about interdisciplinary research that engages multiple paradigms. I care about econometrics, statistics, and research that uses data holistically, pushing back against siloed analytics.

Interests

  • Inequality and Development
  • Occult Economies
  • Place-making and Temporality
  • Migration and Mobility
  • Spatial Politics
  • Anthropology
  • Decarbonization
  • Financial Technology
  • Securitization

Education

  • B.A., Mathematics-Economics, 2019

    Reed College

  • High School Diploma, 2015

    San Marino High School

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Research Associate

NERA Economic Consulting

Sep 2020 – Present New York City
Structured Finance, Mass Torts, Bankruptcy, Cryptocurrencies
 
 
 
 
 

Research Analyst

The Cadmus Group

Nov 2019 – Sep 2020 Portland, OR
Utilize statistical modeling, data analysis, and machine learning to uncover consumer insights and make business recommendations for diverse energy industry clients. Evaluate $600k+ randomized control trial to quantify the impacts of smart thermostat direct load-control events. Built a Shiny dashboard to forecast EV market penetration and assisted with potential studies and cost-effectiveness evaluations.
 
 
 
 
 

Data Analyst (Freelance)

Kyrgies.com

Oct 2019 – Feb 2020
Led a project investigating optimal advertising strategies for an online retailer by supplementing Google Analytics and sales data to perform Geo-spatial analysis, market research, and ultimately lead generation.
 
 
 
 
 

Project Intern

Kauffman Wealth Management

Jul 2019 – Oct 2020 Pasadena, CA
Build a bear market strategy dashboard in R Shiny to contextualize previous market mechanisms in real-time economies.
 
 
 
 
 

Compliance Officer

Plaid Pantry

Aug 2018 – Jan 2019 Portland, OR
Professional Narc
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

Reed College

Aug 2016 – Dec 2018 Portland, OR
Probability / Linear Algebra / Statistics / Economics
 
 
 
 
 

Systems Administrator

IRN Realty

Jun 2013 – Jul 2015 Arcadia, CA
- LAN/WAN/NOC/NAS Administration
- Lead business-wide IT projects and a team of up to 6 people
- Manage 100+ workstations, servers, MFPs, and PBX phone systems
- Technology instruction catered to Realtors

Certifications

Machine Learning

See certificate

Foundations for Big Data Analysis with SQL (with Honors)

See certificate

Analyzing Big Data with SQL (with Honors)

See certificate

Introduction to Spark with sparklyr in R

See certificate

Support Vector Machines in R

See certificate

Introduction to Scala

See certificate

Tools I Use

Rlogo

R

stata

Stata

sas

SAS

Python

Python

apachespark

Apache Spark

octave

GNU Octave

hadoop

Apache Hadoop

microsoft-sql-server

SQL Server

LaTeX

LaTeX

microsoftexcel

Microsoft Excel

git

Git

googleanalytics

Google Analytics

Contact