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JONAH HEYL

ABOUT 

Jonah Heyl, is currently an honours student in economics, at the University of British Columbia, and plans to major in mathematics. He has taken a variety of courses across both UVic and UBC in microeconomics, macroeconomics, real analysis's, statistics, computer science and calculus.He also has work experience in accounting and finance. He has a  broad base of knowledge and interests, allowing him to solve a variety of problems from the ground up.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sept 2018 – June 2019

OLIVER CHOW & CO.

Jonah did a variety of tasks, involving bookkeeping, financial statements, and taxation.This opportunity gave him hands on experience with accounting and  finance.

Jul 2017

COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Jonah completed an  internship at Colliers; where, he learned about commercial real-estate management.

ACADEMICS

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  Apr 2021-Present

BA  HONOURS ECONOMICS  (IN PROGRESS) UBC

Jonah recently transferred from UVic into the UBC economics honours program. He has completed intermediate macroeconomics, intermediate microeconomics and real analysis at UBC (econ 304, econ 305, math 319).

Sept 2019- Apr 2021

BS, ECONOMICS AND FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS. UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA

Jonah's relevant coursework from UVic is, Micro/Macro Economics (Intermediate), Introduction to Python , Financial Accounting, Management Finance, Statistics (I,II)  and differential equations/vector calculus (calc IV).

Jonah has also received a 9/10 on the SOA/CIA P-exam (probability examination).

PROJECTS

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GOVENORS CHALLANGE

Jonah was selected from a pool of over a hundred applicants to compete on UBC's Governor's Challenge team.As a team they prepared a policy recommendation for the Bank of Canada, and built a projection for GDP growth and inflation into 2022.

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AUGMENTED SIR (COVID-19 MODEL)

This project entailed building a sophisticated differential model for COVID-19 to predict government restrictions for COVID-19 two years into the future.This project was used in the Governor's Challenge.

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

Semper Invictus

GOVENORS CHALLANGE

November 2021

Runner up / Honorable Mention

BETTY AND GILBERT KENNEDY SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS

June 2021

One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding students beginning year 3 of an Honours or Major program in Mathematics.Approval of the recipients will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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