Joseph van Bemmelen worked in equity research for Stifel Nicolaus, a mid-sized investment bank, for close to two years before joining NYCDSA. In his role, he wrote reports on publicly traded companies and worked extensively with financial models to project a company's earnings, which sparked his interest in data science methods. He currently works part-time at an early stage fintech startup and is on the board of the Literacy Program, which connects college student tutors with underprivileged high school students at local New York City public schools. He holds a BA in Economics from Yeshiva University and aims to apply analytics and data visualization to solving everyday problems.
Introduction In October 2016, Allstate launched a Kaggle competition challenging competitors to predict the severity of insurance claims on the basis of 131 different variables. Better […]
Goal This project aims to visualize SAT score data for New York City public schools and identify any underlying trends. This project will focus on two main questions: […]
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