Experience

 
 
 
 
 
August 2013 – July 2014
Brasilia, Brazil

Lead Statistician

Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI)

Worked with a multidisciplinary team in the development of studies and research papers/whitepapers to assess the impact of public policies towards Brazilian industrial development by gathering data from different sources and surveys, and analyzing it.
 
 
 
 
 
August 2012 – July 2014
Brasilia, Brazil

Lecturer - Applied Statistics

Universidade de Brasilia

Taught applied statistics to undergraduate students from areas outside STEM (e.g. social sciences, psychology & others);

Found ways to convey complex concepts to a non-technical audience.

 
 
 
 
 
September 2009 – August 2013
Brasilia, Brazil

Researcher / Statistical Consultant

Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA)

Evaluated the impact of public policies towards Industrial Innovation using a wide range of statistical methods and recommended actions for policy improvement based on results of simulations;

Handled, processed and analyzed large datasets from multiple sources.

Programming Languages

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Shiny Apps

For a list of my Shiny Apps, go to https://shiny.ogustavo.com

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Awards

Selected Publications

This study aims to assess the impact of Brazilian Sector Funds from the standpoint of the amount of resources provided to industrial …

The air transport demand is directly related to economic cycles (domestic and international), to the currency fluctuations and …

Short Courses

 
 
 
 
 
May 2018 – July 2018
Online Course

Introduction to JavaScript

CodeAcademy

 
 
 
 
 
April 2018 – May 2018
Online Course

Learn Python

CodeAcademy

 
 
 
 
 
March 2012 – May 2012
Online Course - Coursera

Game Theory

Stanford University

 
 
 
 
 
February 2012 – June 2012
Online Course - Coursera

Model Thinking

University of Michigan

 
 
 
 
 
January 2012 – February 2012
Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

Topics in Real Analysis

Summer Course

Dataviz Codes

Create a Dumbbell Plot using geom_point

Create a create a ‘stacked waterfall’ chart in R

Analytical Skills

  • Impact Evaluation
  • Dataset cleaning
  • Dataset Manipulation
  • Research
  • Econometric Analysis
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Visualization
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical thinking

Statistical Skills

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Generalized Linear and Mixed Models
  • ANOVA/MANOVA/ANCOVA
  • Instrumental Variables Models
  • Selection Models
  • Matching Algorithms
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Bootstrap Methods
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Survey design

Dataset Skills

Experience with large datasets, including data from household surveys.

Had to combine several datasets - with around 50 million lines each and 15 GB each - by an unique identification number.

Used SQL procedures in SAS (PROC SQL) for data extraction and manipulation due to the size and complexity of the datasets.

Data Visualization

Some of the R packages that I have used for data visualization:

  • ggplot2
  • plotly
  • highcharter
  • dygraph
  • googlevis
  • ggiraph
  • shiny

Teaching

I am a teaching instructor for the following course at University of Maryland, College Park:

  • STAT100: Elementary Statistics and Probability

Contact

  • contact@ogustavo.com
  • William E. Kirwan Hall - Room 4314, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742, USA
  • Tuesday 3pm to 4pm
    Otherwise email to book an appointment