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Finance, Programming, Data

Big Data Era

Because our society has entered a so-called Big Data Era, many companies have spent a huge amount of time, efforts and money on data. Thus, data handling skills will be a great measure of a student's ability.This is true for finance. For example, do you know how to process SEC filings, and Census 2010 data? For a positive answer, you could claim that you have a good data handling skill as a finance-major student.

Future of Finance: 3-word summary

My Teaching

  • Financial Modeling using R,     my syllabus
  • Financial Modeling using Excel, my syllabus
  • Business Analytics using Excel, my syllabus
  • Corporate Finance,     my webpage
  • Portfolio Analysis,     my syllabus
  • Options and Futures, my syllabus
  • Financial Data Analytics using SAS, my syllabus
  • Financial Modeling using Python
  • Python for Finance
  • Business Analytics using R
  • Learning Excel, my materials
  • Programming (open-software)

    The first component of Open-Source Finance (OSF):open-source software: R, Python, Julia, Octave and Perl.

    Data sources (open-data)

    The second component of Open-Source Finance (OSF):Open data, such as SEC filings, Census 2010 data.


      Offer many journals related to finance, accounting and economics, finance conferences, job (Ph.D. level) related web pages and some graduate programs.

    About me:

      25 publications, such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Empirical Finance, and Journal of Accounting and Finance; 5 books, such as Python for Finance (2nd ed., 2017) and Financial Modeling using R(2018) and Hands-on Data Science with Anaconda (with James, 2018).; I know several programming languages, such as R, Python, SAS, and Matlab; I am an expert on financial data. Click here for my 1-page CV.

      Contact info: paulyxy@gmail.com

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