CV, Ph.D. In Economics Targeting UK, Ireland Or Netherlands

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24930

Skills keywords: credit risk, econometrics, economic modeling, financial analysis
Short Bio:

I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and I have 7 years of advanced Economic and Statistical modelling experience. Currently, I am working for the BNP Paribas Personal Finance Group as a Risk Control Specialist. I have three years of experience in the financial sector (credit risk, financial analysis). IT skills include: SAS (five years of experience), STATA, SQL, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Word), Bloomberg software.

Current location: Municipiul București, Romania - View on map
Nationality: Romanian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Banking Insurance and Financial Services, accounting and finance, IT and Technology
Spoken languages: english, romanian
Location I am interested in working: Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United Kingdom
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United Kingdom


I received my Ph.D. in Economics (Business Economics, Health Economics, Econometrics) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and I have 7 years of advanced Economic and Statistical modelling experience. I am a citizen of the European Union and of Romania and I am authorized to work in the European Union. I have been working as a Risk Control Specialist in the Risk Management department of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance Group in Bucharest, Romania since July 2014. Currently, I am using SAS for my Economics research and I have 5 years of SAS programming experience (SAS/ STAT, SAS/ ETS, Base SAS). I am also proficient in STATA, SQL, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Word), Bloomberg software, Metastock, UNIX, Expert Systems software. I am looking forward to contributing to your team and to continue learning and strengthening my skills working for your highly successful, innovative and reputable company.


Ph.D. in Economics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)

Core Subjects: Applied Microeconomics (Business Economics, Health Economics), Econometrics (Binary, Multinomial and Ordered Logit, Regression Analysis, Instrumental Variables, Simultaneous Equations, Tobit and Selection Models, Unobserved Heterogeneity, Survival Analysis, Multiple Hazards, Count Data Models)

M.Sc. in Economics
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

Core Subjects: Econometrics (Cross-Sectional Data Models, Panel Data Models), Macroeconomics, Labour Economics

B.Sc. in Finance
Academy of Economic Studies (Bucharest, Romania)

Core Subjects: Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Banking, Macroeconomics

Career Summary

BNP Paribas Personal Finance Group, Risk Management Department Bucharest, Romania:
Central Europe Technologies
(October 2014-present)

Cetelem IFN SA
(July 2014-October 2014)
Risk Control Specialist

• Expert Systems’ management (modifications, testing, promotion into production) used for lending decisions and for debt collection for the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia BNP Paribas Personal Finance subsidiaries (projects have included new scoring implementations, updating granting rules for personal loans, updating collection penalties and automatic postponement rules, updating credit limit increase rules for credit cards, implementing new interest and fees rules for consumer credit products)

• Analysis of the business and risk impact of the rules implemented following Expert Systems modifications

• Data quality monitoring (identifying the causes of data anomalies and by working with the IT team on correcting these anomalies)

LRL Investment Services (Investments Company), Bucharest, Romania
(November 2013-May 2014)
Investment Analyst

• Investment recommendations based on technical and fundamental analysis (foreign exchange markets)

• Financial Econometrics projects (forecasting) based on financial indicators and valuation models

• Business Analysis projects

LRL Investment Services (Investments Company), Bucharest, Romania
February 2012-March 2013)
Financial Analyst

• Equity Analyst (February 2012-August 2012) with focus on international markets (USA, Great Britain, France, Germany)

• Precious Metals Analyst (September 2012-March 2013)

• Financial Econometrics Projects (linear, non-linear and multivariate time series methods)

Vauban & Associates (IT Company) Bucharest, Romania
(May 2011-October 2011)
IT SAS Analyst

• SAS programming (SAS Statistics and Base SAS)

• Reporting in Oracle Business Intelligence software

• Statistical analysis (linear regression, instrumental variables, logit, probit, multinomial logit)

• Statistical forecasting (ARMA, ARIMA, linear trend, quadratic trend, cubic trend, exponential trend, hyperbolic trend)


Economics Academic Experience (2002-2010)

(I learned SAS and STATA at an advanced level during my Ph.D. and M.Sc. years in the USA and I applied this knowledge to do economic research (the sources of economic growth in the Southeastern USA, competition in network industries)

• Economics Instructor, East Carolina University, USA (January-May 2010)

• Economics Teaching Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (August 2004-May 2009)

• Economics Research Assistant, Louisiana State University, USA (August 2002-May 2004)

Additional Information

Membership: American Economic Association (since 2008)

Publication: “Managerial Workaholism, Competition and Incentives”, Ph.D. in Economics Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009

IT Skills


STATA, Bloomberg, Metastock, UNIX, Expert

Systems software, MS Office (Access, Excel,

PowerPoint, Word)


English (Fluent), Romanian (Native)