Your Expert for Data Driven Analysis

Your Expert for Data Driven Analysis

Data Science Partners specializes in developing data-driven solutions. Utilizing rigorous, quantitative methods, we develop insights, challenge assumptions and uncover new areas for investigation. Our insights enable clients to make compelling arguments and solve complex business issues.

Economic Consulting and Expert Testimony

Economic Consulting and Expert Testimony

We provide expert analysis and testimony in high-stakes business disputes. We have worked with both national and boutique law firms in various settings including litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings.

Corporate Data Analysis and Forecasting

Corporate Data Analysis and Forecasting

We collaborate with corporate and institutional clients to develop insights using proprietary and public data. We utilize these data to develop models of future market conditions for various industries.

Financial Portfolio Enhancement

Financial Portfolio Enhancement

We provide portfolio managers and financial institutions with analysis to enhance their performance. Through strategy testing and asset selection, we collaborate with clients to complement and enhance their investment process.

Highlighted Original Research

Has the VIX Been Manipulated?

Recently an influential academic study and many lawsuits have claimed that the VIX index has been manipulated since 2008. In this paper, we construct a regression model with explanatory variables that are exogenous to the index and examine the model prediction errors. We find that the movements in the daily levels of the VIX index are explained by market fundamentals and not by manipulation. We also specifically examine the VIX futures expiration days and demonstrate that the VIX closing values and VIX futures settlements prices on those days are consistent normal market forces and are not artificial.
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