Consultancy

The application of statistics, econometrics and forecasting is becoming increasingly popular in the commercial and applied research sectors largely as a result of greater availability of data and the need to drive decision-making by evidence-based practices. Timberlake has helped hundreds of clients in providing cutting-edge statistical and econometric techniques as a total independent solution while at the same time maintain the ability to convey complex statistical methodologies and empirical results to both a technical and non-technical audience. Our clients generally already work in the statistics, econometrics, operational research or mathematical fields and leverage our expertise to run assist in individual components of projects right through to engagement at project inception to delivery. We are just as happy to provide advice at any stage of a project as well as undertaking peer reviews on work completed to ensure robustness of the research and methodologies delivered. We offer consulting services in the framework of applied econometrics. Our client list includes government agencies, central banks, academic and private institutions, national and multinational corporations, marketing and advertising agencies through to small businesses where gaining an insight into the data that they have.

How can we help?

  • Extract insights from your data and utilise evidence-based practices to drive decision-making.

  • Keep clients up-to-date with new the latest developments in statistical and econometrics theory and software packages.

  • Implement and improve your practices through training and consultation.

  • Automate procedures if your work involves repetitive tasks.

  • Set up, train and support "data intelligence" departments within your organisation.

Expand the sections below to find out more about what we have to offer.

APPLIED STATISTICS & ECONOMETRICS
We offer state of the art techniques and the latest econometrics developments to support our clients in a wide range of complex scenarios. Our expertise spans both macroeconometrics and microeconometrics.

Macroeconometrics
  • Empirical modelling to better predict the dynamics of macroeconomic aggregates
  • Forecasting and other time-series data driven analysis
  • Financial econometrics
Microeconometrics
  • Discrete response regression models
  • Firm behaviour and market structure
  • Causal inference
Statistics
With the availability of better and larger data, statistical analysis is more valuable than ever. We provide support to your statistical analysis needs, whether this is for a government agency, non-profit entity, or a commercial organization. Whether it is descriptive or inferential statistics, we offer statistical advice along with short courses and seminars.
HEALTHCARE
We have extensive experience in assisting healthcare companies in managing their cost and revenue structure, clinical development and biostatistics.

  • Epidemiology of chronic diseases
  • Clinical trials
  • Biostatistics
DATA ANALYTICS & VISUALISATION
We offer full support for data analytics that starts with sample selection all the way to big data analysis. Our experience is not limited to quantitative analysis but also include extensive knowledge and expertise in qualitative data. We provide a cost-effective solution to information processing that ultimately facilitates decision-making.

Sample selection
  • Implementation and analysis of survey data
Data management
  • Cleaning, organising and shaping data sets
  • Data and safety monitoring
  • Data mining
Data visualisation
  • Static graphics
  • Dynamic visualisation of data points
  • Geospatial and mapping analysis
Big data
With better technology more data is being produced and saved. The creation of large data comes at a high volume, with an astonishing velocity rate and from a variety of sources. Our services allow you to handle big data and to extract useful information.

Qualitative analysis
Timberlake complements its quantitative data expertise with qualitative analysis consulting services. We offer qualitative analysis support using the latest version of NVIVO to handle and analyse non-quantitative data such as interviews, semi-structured interviews and mixed methods studies.
LEGAL SUPPORT
An important share of our legal support is through litigation consulting. We provide law firms and lawyers with the theoretical background, statistical tools and empirical work to better understand the data at hand. We present complex statistical methodologies and empirical results to a non-technical audience. Our experience in delivering courses to a global audience highlights our capabilities of getting the message across. Our services cover the following industries:

  • Real estate and housing market
  • Healthcare
  • Employment discrimination
  • Personal injury damages
  • Financial forecasting and trading systems
MARKETING ANALYTICS
We offer both the expertise and services to integrate data analysis into social media analysis to improve marketing’s reach and revenues’ growth.

  • Marketing metrics
  • Automatic model selection
  • Marketing mix modelling
PEER REVIEWS
With extensive peer reviewing experience, we offer our services to supply extensive technical reports on any type of publication, report and project. We promise a fast turnaround to fit your time constraints.
ISLAMIC FINANCE
Islamic Finance is on the rise with the growth of Islamic banks and the size of assets and financial transactions which are Shari’a compliant. Our extensive experience in conventional banking and in-house expertise in Islamic Finance allows us to offer support on Islamic Economics, Islamic Finance and Banking to non-profit, government and commercial entities.