Joost Witteman is a researcher and data scientist at SEO. His focus areas include financial markets and financing, and he specialises in quantitative research methods – including the newest machine learning techniques.
Within these fields, Joost works for a broad range of clients. For instance, he researched how the capital of Dutch households can be better divided across their course of life for the Dutch Banking Association; on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he calculated the implications of a number of future trade agreements; and for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, he evaluated the effects of a number of tax schemes for entrepreneurs.
Additionally, Joost regularly works on confidential, often quantitative (big data) analyses for companies, trade organisations, and governments.
Joost studied history and economics at the University of Amsterdam. During his master’s degree in economics, he specialized in monetary policy, banking, and regulation. He wrote his thesis on estimating state-of-the-art structural macro-economic models.
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