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Biographical Info of George E. Tauchen

George Tauchen is the William Henry Glasson Professor of Economics and Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business. He joined the Duke faculty in 1977 after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin. Tauchen is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a fellow of the American Statistical Association, and a Fellow of the Journal of Econometrics. He is also the 2003 Duke University Scholar/Teacher of the Year.

Tauchen is an internationally known time series econometrician. He has developed several important new techniques for making statistical inference from time series data and for testing models of financial markets.

Professor Tauchen regularly gives research seminars at major U.S. research universities and at international meetings, conferences, and research institutes. He was Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, and he gave one of the major invited addresses at the Seventh World Congress of the Econometric Society in Tokyo, Japan. He has lectured in such diverse places as Buenos Aires, Taipei, Helsinki, Sydney, Paris, Madrid, Vienna, Tokyo, Chile, and London. He regularly gives research seminars at major research universities and institutions world-wide.

He is former Editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (JBES) and former associate editor of Econometrica, Econometric Theory, The Journal of the American Statistical Association, and JBES.

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