About the Author
Dr Carlos Cortinhas is a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Economics at Exeter University Business School. He completed his PhD in 2007 and prior to joining Exeter Dr Cortinhas completed his Masters at Kobe University, Japan. Aside from academia, he has previously worked for the Industrial Bank of Japan and also for the Ministry for the Economy and Innovation in Portugal. Dr Cortinhas teaches two introductory courses in statistics for undergraduate students at Exeter: the first for accounting, finance and economics majors and the second for business and management majors.