PROF Richard Smith

PROF Richard Smith


  • Econometrics (Cross-Sectional Analysis)
  • Econometrics (Econometric and Statistical Methods)
  • Econometrics (Econometrics not elsewhere classified)
  • Econometrics (Economic Models and Forecasting)
  • Econometrics (Panel Data Analysis)
  • Econometrics (Time-Series Analysis)



  • Academic Co-Director, Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE).

    Visiting Professor, University College London.

    Fellow of the Econometric Society. Fellow of the British Academy. 2002 Leverhulme Major Research Fellow. 

    Advisory Board of Econometric Theory.

    Centre Fellow, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice. Governor of National Institute of Economic and Social Research.   


Member of

  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Member 1998 -
  • American Statistical Association. Member 1978 -
  • Royal Statistical Society. Fellow 1978 -
  • Royal Economic Society. Member 2007 - 2017
  • Royal Economic Society Executive Committee. Executive Committee 2007 - 2017


Selected publications


Education and training

  • Sc.D., University of Cambridge 2010
  • PhD, University of Cambridge 1989
  • M.A., University of Cambridge 1976
  • M.A., University of Essex 1975
  • B.A., University of Cambridge 1972

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the British Academy, 2007


Available for supervision

  • N

Supervision Statement

  • Econometric theory, estimation and inference, hypothesis testing, model selection.