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Professor Peter Phillips FBA

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About this Fellow

Econometrics, trends and transitions in economic activity, asset price bubble detection methods, modelling volatility in financial data, and automated model building for policy analysis and forecasting



Current post

  • Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University

Past Appointments

  • Distinguished Term Professor, Singapore Management University, 2008
  • Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University, Yale University, 1979
  • Junior Lecturer, University of Auckland, Other Foreign Institutions, 1970 - 1971
  • Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University, Yale University, 1979
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Southampton, 2009
  • Distinguished Professor, University of Auckland, 2012
  • Keppel Professor, Singapore Management University, 2013


Time Series Regression with a Unit Root Econometrica, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 277-301 Mar-87

Understanding Spurious Regressions in Econometrics Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 311-340 Dec-86

The Exact Finite Sample Density of Instrumental Variable Estimators in an Equation with n+1 Endogenous Variables Econometrica, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 861-878. May-80

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