Professor Bent Nielsen

Professor of Econometrics

Bent Nielsen is Professor of Econometrics in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Nuffield College. His research interests are econometric and statistical theory, in particular:

  • the theoretical properties of algorithms such as the Forward Search and Autometrics;
  • cohort models such as the age-period-cohort model and the chain ladder method used to forecast future liabilities in general insurance.