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Professor Richard J Smith FBA

About this Fellow

Theoretical econometrics and economic statistics; moment condition models, model selection and nonnested tests, specification tests, bias reduction and asymptotic approximations, survey nonresponse, survey-based estimation of expectations and national ac

Website: http://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/faculty/person.html?id=smith&group=faculty

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Econometric Theory and Economic Statistics, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Economics, University of Bristol, 1995 - 2002
  • Professor of Econometrics, University of Warwick, 2002 - 2005
  • Professor of Econometric Theory and Economic Statistics, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2006 - 2017
  • , University of Manchester, 1975 - 1976
  • Professor Emeritus of Econometric Theory and Economic Statistics, University of Cambridge, 2017

Publications

Higher Order Properties of GMM and Generalized Empirical Likelihood Estimators Econometrica, Vol. 72, pp.219-255 (2004) W K Newey and R J Smith

Likelihood Ratio Specification Tests Econometrica, Vol.65, pp.627-646 (1997) A D Chesher and R J Smith

Alternative Asymptotically Optimal Tests and their Application to Dynamic Specification Review of Economic Studies, Vol.54, pp.665-680 1987

Other Economics and Economic History Fellows

Professor Joel Mokyr

Economic history of Europe, particularly the roots of technological progress and economic growth in Europe during the Industrial Revolution

Professor Stephen Broadberry

Economic history; development of the world economy since AD 1000; the Great Divergence; international comparisons of productivity; wars and economic performance

Professor Esther Duflo

The economic lives of households in poor countries: how they make decisions, what constraints they face, and how this should influence the design of policy; and the at-scale evaluation of such policies, mainly using randomized field experiments