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Samantha Kappagoda was profiled as a “Voice of Experience” in The Glass Hammer

Risk Economics’ Chief Economist, Samantha Kappagoda was profiled as a “Voice of Experience” in The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. The profile highlights Samantha’s career path and her activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Samantha Kappagoda is Chief Economist and co-founder of Risk Economics®, a New York City based advisory firm that provides consulting services and research and development of rigorous analytics applied to large-scale, real-world modeling and surveillance for geopolitics and socioeconomics involving population, demographics and macroeconomics. Samantha’s areas of expertise include econometric time-series and longitudinal analyses of consumer behavior, labor supply, wealth and income distribution, housing, population and immigration, political risk and international trade, resource allocation, environment, health, aging and retirement, as well as currency, commodity and capital markets activity.

Samantha is also co-lead investigator at the RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics, and Visiting Scholar at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University (NYU).

Samantha received an M.B.A. in Analytic Finance and Statistics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She also holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto, and graduated with a B.Sc. (Honors) in Mathematics from Imperial College, London. Her biography has been published in the Marquis publications Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Business (formerly Finance and Industry), Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders, Who’s Who of American Women, and Canadian Who’s Who (University of Toronto Press). She was recently honored by the Girl Scouts of Greater New York as a Women of Distinction for her work in STEM.

Go to Glass Hammer article:

http://www.theglasshammer.com/news/2014/01/09/voice-of-experience-samantha-kappagoda-chief-economist-co-founder-risk-economics-inc/

Download PDF of Glass Hammer article: Voice of Experience: Samantha Kappagoda

January 7th, 2014,  New York, NY

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