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Frank G

- Research Program Mentor

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate


Economics, Python, Optimization, Engineering

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Analyze your music listening data from Spotify!

Use Python to analyze your music or podcast streaming data (easily downloaded from Spotify) to show trends, your most popular music genres, or whatever else you can think of! Then design a dashboard to view these trends, and deploy it online.

Calculate the optimal time to buy a house in your city

Analyze home price data from Zillow (data available by zip code) to find what year was the optimal time to buy a house! Use Python to calculate total cost of a house using average interest rates, and think through the macroeconomic factors which might make for an encompassing measure of the "time to buy"!

Create an NBA trade simulator

Scrape NBA statistics using python or google sheets and, identify a metric to compare different players on different teams, and run a statistical hypothesis test to determine if the teams involved would accept the potential trade! Then create an interface to run your simulator and view the result

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