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.