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 Kimberly S. Boswell

Kimberly S. Boswell

PhD Candidate, Economics

Biography

Kimberly Boswell, a fifth year PhD. candidate, leverages an eclectic actuarial and geographical background to provide new scope in hedonics, nonparametric regression, and policy making in the cannabis industry.

A graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Kimberly earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Sciences (Honours) before attaining a Masters in Pure Mathematics, with distinction. Her passion for math and teaching drove her pursuits, as she subsequently served as an Adjunct Tutor at UWI for five years while attaining actuarial accreditation to become an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. Her drive to share knowledge propelled her to create the Financial Mathematics program for the UWI.

Kimberly’s dissertation topic is “High Expectations: Commentary on Cannabis Policy and Placement” and she will be on the academic and corporate job market in Spring 2021.

Research Interests

Nonparametric econometrics; Hedonic analysis; Public policy statistics - implementation and feedback

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Course Instructor, Principles of Macroeconomics, Miami Herbert Business School, 2020
  • Teaching Assistant, Real Estate Finance, MBA (Artists for Athletes), Miami Herbert Business School, 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Miami Herbert Business School, 2016 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Actuarial Department, University of the West Indies, 2011 - 2016
  • Math Tutor, 2007 - 2012

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Economics, Miami Herbert Business School, Spring 2021 (Expected)
  • M.S., Pure Mathematics, University of the West Indies, 2013
  • B.S., Actuarial Sciences, University of the West Indies, 2010
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