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Sam leads the quantitative research team within the CreditEdge™ research group. In this role, he develops novel risk and forecasting solutions for financial institutions while providing thought leadership on related trends in global financial markets.

He is author of the book Macrofinancial Risk Analysis, published in the Wiley Finance series with foreword by Nobel Laureate Robert Merton, as well as the author of more than 20 peer-reviewed articles in academic journals. He has BS degrees in mathematics and economics from Duke University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and a doctorate in economics from the University of Oxford.

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