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               James Samuel Allison




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                 1.      PERSONAL INFORMATION

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               SURNAME              Allison

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               FIRST NAMES

               HOME ADDRESS
                                    James
                                    40 Wilge Street
                                    Wilgeboom
                                    Potchefstroom
                                    2531

               TELEPHONE NUMBER     Cell: 082 653 8515

               FAX NUMBER           Fax: 018 299 2557

               E-MAIL ADDRESS       james.allison@nwu.ac.za

               IDENTITY NUMBER      7904185014087

               DATE OF BIRTH        1979-04-18

               GENDER               Male
               MARITAL STATUS       Single
               NATIONALITY          South African Citizen
               LANGUAGE             Afrikaans:
               PROFICIENCY           Read       – Very Good
                                     Write      – Very Good
                                     Speak      – Very Good
                                    English:
                                     Read       – Very Good
                                     Write      – Very Good
                                     Speak      – Very Good
               STATE OF HEALTH      Excellent
               DRIVER’S LICENSE     Code B




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                 2.    SECONDARY EDUCATION


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               LAST SCHOOL
               ATTENDED
                                  Akasia High School



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               HIGHEST GRADE
               PASSED

               YEAR
                                  Grade 12 with endorsement


                                  1998

               SUBJECTS, GRADES      Afrikaans 1st Language   HG   A
                                     English 2nd Language     HG   A
                                     Science                  HG   A
                                     Mathematics              HG   A
                                     History                  HG   A
                                     Business economics       HG   A




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               3.        TERTIARY EDUCATION


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               INSTITUTION          North-West University

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               STUDY YEARS
                                    Potchefstroom Campus
                                    South Africa
                                    2520
                                    1998-present

               DEGREES                 B.Comm. (1999-2001)
                                        (Cum Laude )
                                    Main Subjects:
                                               -     Mathematics
                                               -     Statistics
                                               -     Economics
                                       M.Sc (Business Mathematics) (2001-2003).
                                        (Cum Laude)
                                    Main Subject:
                                               -     Statistics
                                               -     Mathematics
                                               -     Economics
                                               -     Computer Science


                                       Ph.D (Statistics) (2005- 2008)
                                    Title of dissertation:
                                    “Bootstrap based hypothesis testing”




               UNIVERSITY HOSTEL       De Wilgers




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               ACHIEVEMENTS, 1999
                                     

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                                         Top first year student: Faculty of Economic
                                         and Management Sciences



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                                     
                                         Top first year student: Mathematics &
                                         Applied Mathematics, Statistics and
                                         Economics
                                         Golden Key Honour Society
                                        Academic top achievement in De Wilgers
                                         Men’s Hostel




               ACHIEVEMENTS, 2000
                                        Top second year student: Faculty of
                                         Economic and Management Sciences
                                        Top second year student: Mathematics &
                                         Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Economics
                                         and Money and Banking.
                                        Golden Key Honour Society
                                        Academic top achievement in De Wilgers
                                         Men’s Hostel




               ACHIEVEMENTS, 2001       Top B.Comm student
                                        Top third year student: Statistics, Economics
                                         and Money and Banking.
                                        Golden Key Honour Society
                                        Academic top achievement in De Wilgers
                                         Men’s Hostel


               ACHIEVEMENTS, 2002-      Top M.Sc (BMI) student
               2003




               COMPUTER LITERACY        Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
                                        Latex
                                        SAS
                                        R
                                        JAVA
                                        Fortran


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               4.       Employment


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               INSTITUTION

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               1. NORTH-WEST
               UNIVERSITY
                                     Year: 2000 – 2001
                                     Position: Facilitator and Student Assistant for
                                     Mathematics and Statistics
                                     Achievements: Top academic facilitator, 2001

               2. NORTH-WEST
               UNIVERSITY            Year: 2001 – 2003
                                     Position: Temporary Lecturer for Mathematics
                                     and Statistics and facilitator for Mathematics


               3. NORTH-WEST         Year: 2003 – 2009
               UNIVERSITY            Position: Lecturer Statistics.
                                     Achievements: VERKA award for teaching
                                     excellence, 2005.


                                     Year: 2009-
               4. NORTH-WEST         Position: Senior Lecturer Statistics
               UNIVERSITY
                                     BMI Masters programme study leader
                                     Projects include:
                                     Client risk budgeting within a Multi-Manager
                                     framework, Advantage Asset Managers (2005),
                                     Attrition models for Savings and Current
                                     Accounts, Barclays Bank PLC (2006)
                                     The development of a system that monitors
                                     fraud trends through Key Risk Indicators, ABSA
                                     Forensic services (2007)
                                     Credit risk in fixed income portfolios (2008)
                                     A study into the sensitivity of diversification
                                     factors to changes in credit risk indicators (2009)




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               5.         Publications and research reports

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               Allison, J.S. & Swanepoel, J.W.H. 2009. A new method of evaluating the
               performance of bootstrap-based tests. (In Ermarkov, V.B., Melas, V.B. &
               Pepelyshev, A.N., eds. 6th St. Petersburg workshop on simulation, Volume II:
               2009, St. Petersburg p. 749-754)

               Allison, J.S. & Swanepoel, J.W.H. 2007. Bootstrap-based hypothesis testing.
               FABWI-N-WST: 2007 – 218.

               Swanepoel, J.W.H. & Allison, J.S. 2008. The bootstrap - A critical review.
               FABWI-N-WST. 2008 – 230




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               6.         Conference participation

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               Allison, J.S. & Swanepoel, J.W.H. 2007. Bootstrap-based hypothesis testing.
               Annual Meeting of the South African Statistical Association. Johannesburg.

               Allison, J.S. & Swanepoel, J.W.H. 2008. A new method of evaluating the
               performance of bootstrap-based tests. Annual Meeting of the South African
               Statistical Association. Pretoria.

               Allison, J.S. & Swanepoel, J.W.H. 2009. A new method of evaluating the
               performance of bootstrap-based tests. 6th St. Petersburg workshop on
               simulation. St. Petersburg, Russia. (Invited talk)

               Allison, J.S. & Swanepoel, J.W.H. 2009. Bootstrap-based tests for two
               measures of association. The 57th session of the International Statistical
               Institute. Durban, South Africa. (Invited talk)




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