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Meet the Taddy Business Analytics Author Team

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Matt Taddy

Matt Taddy is the author of Business Data Science (McGraw Hill, 2019). From 2008–2018 he was a professor of econometrics and statistics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he developed their Data Science curriculum. Prior to and while at Chicago Booth, he has also worked in a variety of industry positions including as a principal researcher at Microsoft and a research fellow at eBay. He left Chicago in 2018 to join Amazon as a vice president. 

Leslie Hendrix

Leslie Hendrix is a clinical associate professor in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. She received her Ph.D. in statistics in 2011 and a BS in mathematics in 2005 from the University of South Carolina. She has received two university-wide teaching awards for her work in teaching business analytics and statistics courses and is active in the research and teaching communities for analytics. She was instrumental in founding the Moore School’s newly formed Data Lab and currently serves as the assistant director. 

Matthew Harding

Matthew C. Harding is a professor of economics and statistics at the University of California, Irvine. He holds a PhD from MIT and an M.Phil. from Oxford University. Dr. Harding conducts research on econometrics, consumer finance, health policy, and energy economics and has published widely in leading academic journals. He is the founder of Ecometricx, LLC, a big data and machine learning consulting company, and cofounder of Institute, a nonprofit focusing on education and evidence-based policies in the areas of fair access and sustainable technologies. 

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