Professor Richard Smith FBA

  • College positions:
    Emeritus Fellow and College Lecturer in Economics
  • University positions:
    Professor of Econometric Theory and Economic Statistics, Chair of the Faculty of Economics
  • Subjects: Economics


BA, MA, PhD, Sc.D in Economics (University of Cambridge), MA in Economics (University of Essex)


Awards and prizes

Fellow of the Econometric Society, Leverhulme Major Research Fellow (2003-6), Honorary Professor of University of Warwick, Econometric Theory Multa Scripsit (2006), Fellow of the Journal of Econometrics, Governor of National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Visiting Fellow of National Institute for Economic and Social Research, Centre Fellow of Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice.


Research interests

Econometric Theory. Estimation and Inference in Econometrics. Hypothesis Testing. Model Selection. Publications include Biometrika, Econometrica, Econometric Theory, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Review of Economic Studies.


Teaching interests

Econometrics. Economic Statistics.


Other interests

Fell Walking; Manchester United FC; MUST; FC United of Manchester; Modernist Architecture; Theatre; Cinema.