Splash Biography

MATT KIRSCHNER, Yale senior studying Economics and Data Science

Major: Economics and East Asian Studies

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Matt is a senior at Yale from Bethesda, Maryland double majoring in Economics and East Asian Studies with a certificate in Data Science. He’s interested in using data science as a tool to better understand economic development and government policy. For fun, Matt plays jazz trombone, juggles, and eats spicy food.

Past Classes

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X4722: Python and Power Hitting: An Introduction to Data Science through Baseball in Splash Spring 2023 (Apr. 01, 2023)
Curious about coding? Enjoy cool plots? Like baseball? Come to learn all of the above! Baseball is becoming ruled by Sabermetrics, the statistical analysis of baseball. Through looking at some fun baseball statistics, we'll learn the principles of data science through the Python programming language.