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Gary A. Simon

Gary A. Simon

Joined Stern 1981

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 8-53
New York, NY 10012

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Gary Simon has varied research interests within statistics, and has published on geographical methods, sports data, slave insurance, estimation of discrete parameters (with Halina Frydman), and the home team advantage in baseball (with Jeffrey Simonoff). He is working at present on the ethics of transferring risk for money.

Professor Simon's teaching covers the full-time M.B.A. program, the Langone M.B.A. program, and Stern's undergraduate program.

Research Interests

  • Geographical statistical methods
  • Antebellum history
  • Sports statistics

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Math Statistics
  • Probability
  • Professional Responsibility (undergraduate)
  • Regression

Academic Background

Ph.D., Statistics, 1972
Stanford University

B.S., Mathematics, 1966
Carnegie-Mellon University