I am Hedibert Freitas Lopes

Ph.D. in Statistics

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In September, 2013, I moved back to Brasil and joined Insper where I am a Full Professor of Statistics and Econometrics.

In September, 2007, I became Associate Professor of Econometrics and Statistics at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

In September, 2003, I joined The University of Chicago Booth School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Econometrics and Statistics.

From 1996 to 2000 (2000 to 2004) I was an Assistant (Associate) Professor of Statistics at the Department of Statistical Methods (DME), which is part of the Institute of Mathematics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In April, 2000, I obtained my PhD degree in Statistics and Decision Sciences from Duke University’s Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences (ISDS), which is located in Durham, North Carolina.

In November, 1994, I attained a M.Sc.degree in Statistics from UFRJ.

In September, 1991, I earned my bachelor’s degree in Statistics from UFRJ.

From February, 1991 to July, 1996, I was a Research Assistant of the Macroeconometric Modelling group at the Brazilian Institute of Applied Economics Research for several years. That period has had great influence in my applied research interests.

My Skills

Statistics - 100%
Econometrics - 100%
Teaching - 100%