A Retrospective on J. Denis Sargan and His Contributions to Econometrics
27 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Date Written: March 2001
This retrospective provides a biographical history of Denis Sargan's career and reviews his contributions to econometrics, emphasizing the breadth of his work in both theoretical and applied econometrics. We include a complete bibliography for Denis and a list of PhD theses that he supervised---students were a substantive facet of his professional life. Finally, two of Denis's previously unpublished manuscripts on model building now appear in print.
Keywords: Dynamic Specification, Econometrics, Error Correction Model, Finite Sample Distributions, Identification, Instrumental Variables, Model Building, Numerical Computation, Prices, Production Function, Specification Searches, Wages
JEL Classification: C1, C5
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