Prof. Richard Smith
Richard's research interests are econometric theory, estimation and inference, hypothesis testing, and model selection.
Churchill College, Cambridge: 1972: B.A., 1975: M.A., 1989: Ph.D. (Cantab.); Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge: 2011: Sc.D. (Cantab.); University of Essex: 1976: M.A.
Professor of Econometric Theory and Economic Statistics, University of Cambridge, 2006-; College Lecturer in Economics and Professorial Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 2006-; Centre Fellow, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, UCL and IFS: 2001-.
Research Assistant, SSRC Inflation Workshop, University of Manchester: 1975-6; Lecturer in Econometrics, University of Manchester: 1976-89; University Lecturer in Econometrics, University of Cambridge: 1989-95; Reader in Theoretical Econometrics, University of Cambridge: 1995, 2005-6; Professor of Economics, University of Bristol: 1995-2002; Professor of Econometrics, University of Warwick: 2002-5; Visiting Fellow, National Institute for Economic and Social Research: 1997-2010; College Lecturer in Economics and Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge: 1989-1995, 2005-6; Director of Studies in Economics, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge: 1992-4.
Queen's University, Canada: 1983-4; Université de Montréal, Canada: 1994, 2001, 2006; CREST-INSEE, Paris: 1993, 1996, 2004; University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.: 2006; Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, U.S.A.: 2001, 2014; University of Melbourne, Australia: 2015.
Honours and Awards:
Governor, National Institute of Economic and Social Research: 2004-; 2002 Leverhulme Major Research Fellow: 2003-6; Fellow, British Academy: 2007-; Fellow, Econometric Society: 2007-; Honorary Professor, University of Warwick: 2008-13; Eminent Research Scholar, University of Melbourne, Australia: 2015; Econometric Theory Award, Plura Scripsit: 2011; Econometric Theory Award, Multa Scripsit: 2006; Fellow, Journal of Econometrics: 2003; Chair, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge: 2011-14.
Member, Editorial Board, Review of Economic Studies: 1986-1994; Associate Editor, Econometrica: 1995-2007; (Founding) Editor, The Econometrics Journal: 1997-2001; Co-Editor, Econometric Theory: 2000-8; Advisory Board Member, Econometric Theory: 2010-. Managing Editor, The Econometrics Journal: 2007-.
Biometrika, Econometrica, Econometric Theory, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Review of Economic Studies.
Member, Academic Econometric Panel, ONS: 1997-2003; Member, G.S.S. Methodogy Advisory Panel: 2012-; Member, European Standing Committee, Econometric Society: 2002-4; G.B. and Ireland Regional Consultant, Econometric Society, 2003-8; Member, Executive Committee, Royal Economic Society: 2007-; Member, Council, Royal Economic Society: 2007-.