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Murtaza Haider

Associate Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. Author of Getting Started with Data Science

Murtaza Haider is an <a href="https://sites.google.com/site/statsr4us/intro/4-instructor" rel="nofollow">associate professor</a> at the <a href="http://ryerson.ca/mba/index.html" rel="nofollow">Ted Rogers School of Management</a>, Ryerson University, in Toronto. Murtaza is also the Director of a consulting firm <a href="http://www.regionomics.com/" rel="nofollow"> Regionomics Inc</a>. <br> <br> He specializes in applying statistical methods to forecast demand and/or sales. His research interests include human development in Canada and South Asia, forecasting housing market dynamics, transport and infrastructure planning and development. <br> <br> Murtaza Haider is working on a book, <strong><em>Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics</em></strong> (ISBN 9780133991024), which will be published by Pearson/IBM Press in Spring 2015. <br> <br> He is an avid blogger and also blogs weekly about socio-economics in South Asia for the <a href="http://beta.dawn.com/authors/755/murtaza-haider" rel="nofollow">Dawn newspaper</a>. <br> <br> Murtaza Haider holds a Masters in transport engineering and planning and a Ph.D. in Urban Systems Analysis from the University of Toronto. He is also an adjunct professor of engineering at <a href="http://mtg.mcgill.ca/faculty.php" rel="nofollow">McGill University</a>.
You Don't Hate Your Commute, You Hate Your

You Don't Hate Your Commute, You Hate Your Job!

You don't hate your commute, it's your job. A Statistics Canada survey revealed that workers who disliked their jobs were much more likely to hate their commutes than those who liked their jobs. Our hatred of the morning commute may be driven by our unsatisfactory jobs. Extensive surveys of workers in Canada have revealed that our love-hate relationship with daily commutes is much more nuanced than what we had believed it to be.
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