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Data Analyst

Location:
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
January 23, 2017

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LEONORA ADHIKARI

Boston, MA *****; Phone: 857-***-****

E-mail: acyfn6@r.postjobfree.com; acyfn6@r.postjobfree.com OBJECTIVE

Seeking full-time career opportunities in the field of Data Analytics, Statistical and Graphical Techniques, Database Design and Management with a focus on the Economic Research of Markets and Institutions. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Technical Skills: STATA, R, MySQL, Tableau, Database Design and Management, Relational Databases, MS Office. Skills: Statistical analysis, Econometric Models, Policy Analysis, Program Evaluation, Randomized Control Trials, Matching and Propensity Scores, Instrumental Variables, Difference-in-Differences, Agile process management and methodologies. EDUCATION

Boston University, Department of Economics, Boston, MA Master of Arts in Global Development Economics (Current GPA: 3.58) January 2017 North South University, Department of Economics, Dhaka, Bangladesh Master of Science in Economics (CGPA: 3.63) December 2014 North South University, Department of Economics, Dhaka, Bangladesh Bachelor of Science in Economics (CGPA: 3.73) August 2012 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Save the Children US, Washington DC, US June 2016 - Present Intern, Skills to Succeed, Hunger and Livelihoods Department

Responsibilities include holistic data analysis using various statistical softwares like STATA to comprehensively clean and merge data for a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) conducted in Vietnam.

Assist in developing and managing the baseline report for Employability and Financial capability of the RCT.

Develop the Monitoring & Evaluation toolkit and framework for the country offices.

Work on finalization of the administrator and data management handbooks for the Employability Skills Assessment Tool.

Coordinate research update calls and all quarterly review calls with the country offices. Swisscontact- Katalyst, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Business Consultant, Local Agri-business Network (LAN) August 2013 - July 2015

Designed strategies and interventions of LAN activities with special focus on systemic changes.

Managed co-facilitators (team of around 25) in implementing all groundwork and data collection in the field offices.

Designed and created databases using SQL for various baseline and interim studies to measure impact.

Integrated backend databases to a User-friendly designing questionnaire GUI using Kobo to collect data.

Statistical computing using R for extensive data analysis of the impact measurement of all interventions.

Used MS Excel extensively in the development of a gamut of M&E related documents (e.g. concept notes, impact logics, intervention plan, etc.)

Prepared and presented sector budgets, business plans and periodic progress reports using Tableau.

Created requests for proposals, terms of reference and contracts associated with different interventions. NewsCred, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Project Manager for Content January 2013 - August 2013

Worked on a content management platform to combine, create and manage tools with a premium network of publishers and freelance creators to provide content directly to brands for content marketing.

Created and managed user stories using project management software JIRA, to maintain an agile framework.

Provided smooth coordination and effective communication between the Dhaka and New York team to ensure all deadlines were met.

PROJECTS

Indonesian Labor Migration Analysis BU, Fall 2016

Quantitative analysis using STATA of large-scale survey data of migrants to comprehend differences in cost structure across recruitment agencies and across different types of migrants.

Analysis of indirect interest rates faced by migrants and finding linkages to the current financial landscape.

Creating a cross-case comparison of the Indonesian and the Philippines financial credit system.

Provide policy recommendation to the government and opening them up to the formal banking sector. Demographic & Health Survey (DHS) Database System BU, Spring 2016

Created demographic & health databases based on national DHS questionnaire made by USAID (2011) in MySQL.

Created a simple HTML front end for the questionnaire to be used easily by the enumerator in collecting data through tablet and integrated to the backend.



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