Damien N. Parker is a Quantitative Research Consultant and a PhD graduate from the New School for Social Research working in NYC and Palm Beach, FL.

EDUCATION

 

The New School for Social Research

- Ph.D, Advanced Econometric Theory; Financial Economics, 2018

 

The New School for Social Research

- M.Phil., Advanced Econometric Theory; Financial Economics, 2017


The New School for Social Research, NY                                                                    

- MA, Quantitative Economics, 2015

 

Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business                                                 

- MBA,  Finance; Economics, 2010


Hampshire College, Five College Program                                                            

- BA, Music Theory, 2001

New York University                                                                                                

- General Studies, 1997                                                                                                                          

Collegiate High School

- Diploma, 1996                                                     

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

SAINT PETER'S UNIVERSITY, Jersey City, NJ, Adjunct Professor, 2019 - 2021​  

  • Teaching various courses in Finance / Economics such as Advanced Econometrics; Financial Modeling, Advanced Microeconomics.  

  • Educating students with regard to quantitative modeling, analytics and various software packages such as R, R Studio and E-views.  

HEILBRONER CENTER FOR CAPITALISM STUDIES, The New School, New York, NY, Graduate Fellow & Research Assistant, 2017 - 2019​  

  • Statistical coding of central banking data from various nations for faculty and academic publishing regarding wealth accumulating behavior.  

  • Statistical coding of central banking data for academic publishing through the use of R, Python and SPSS.  

  • Quantitative coding and qualitative data analytics of aggregate balance sheet/cash flow analysis and visualizations of assets (stocks, bonds, real estate), debt holdings and incomes for trend identification and market forecasting.  

  • Exploratory data mining, querying (SQL) and making complex data useful and interpretable.  

  • Researching and analyzing Federal Reserve multiply imputed data for algorithmic coding and Bayesian Statistical modeling, i.e. parametric and non-parametric econometric and clustering models of wealth distributions and trends.  

 

THE NEW SCHOOL, New York, NY, Graduate Finance, Teaching Assistant, 2016

  • Teaching quantitative lab sessions on stochastic processes, Brownian motion, intertemporal modeling, stock and firm valuation methodologies, yield curve and derivatives pricing using MatLab, R and Excel. 

  • Teaching optimal portfolio and debt modeling (financial structure) of firms through advanced Excel functions, R and MatLab programming.  

 

BIELEFELD UNIVERSITY, Bielefeld, Germany, Research Assistant, 2016

  • Providing empirical results, validation and testing of theoretical financial markets models of inequality in the U.S. and Germany as well as running programmed simulations.  A cross-University research grant.

 

TOWN RESIDENTIAL, New York, NY, Chief Statistician, 2013 – 2015

  • ŸPublishing various analytical economic reports based on algorithmic and manual data cleaning. 

  • Internal data analysis as well as greater market data analytics; reporting on a monthly & quarterly basis. 

  • Created and managed an in-house research department in collaboration with marketing and IT.

 

QUANTITATIVE ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL / CONSULTANT, New York, NY, Independent, 2010 – Present

  • Developing data analytics and research utilizing statistical methodologies and scripting in R, Python, SQL and MatLab for economic and financial publishing deliverables. 

  • Creating dashboard tools and economic market research reports for real estate firms. 


PILOT ADVISORS/PARADIGM LLC, New York, NY, Hedge Fund-Financial Analyst Intern, 2009

  • Analyzed company filings, i.e. 10-K, 10-Q, earnings reports, earnings conference calls; IPO due diligence. 

  • Built models, wrote fundamental analytical reports for bottom up long/short equity positions.     

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES 

- HEILBRONER CENTER FOR CAPITALISM STUDIES, New School for Social Research, Capitalism Symposium, 2017

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS 


- Beta Sigma Gamma Honor Society, Baruch Zicklin School of Business         

 

SKILLS
 

Apple and PC OS, R programming, Python, SQL, LaTex, BibTex, Mathematica, MatLab, EViews, Jupyter Notebook, SPSS, Excel, Power Point, Word,

Bayesian Statistics, Parametric, Non-Parametric and Cluster Modeling.  

REFERENCES

Willi Semmler
Henry Arnhold Professor of Economics
Economics Department
The New School for Social Research

6 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10009

Mark Setterfield

Professor and Chair of Economics

Economics Department

The New School for Social Research

6 East 16th Street

New York, NY 10009 

Christian Schoder

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics 

Economics Department

The New School for Social Research

6 East 16th Street

New York, NY 10009

Julia Ott

Associate Professor of History

The New School

80 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10011