Paul Labys has several years of experience applying innovative statistical techniques to the analysis of large data sets, both in academic and professional environments. As an academic, Dr. Labys has specialized in financial econometrics, dealing primarily with the analysis of high-frequency financial data. His work with capital markets has focused on volatility forecasting for risk management and the microstructure of electronic limit order markets. As a professional with CRA, he has put his experience in statistics and computation to use on a variety of projects in the areas of Finance and Competition. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Labys worked with a Philadelphia-based Internet consulting firm, where he led the design of data-mining analytics for consumer modelling and created tools for the personalization of online recommendations.
Ph.D. Economics, University of Pennsylvania
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
A.B. Physics, Harvard College