Jerry A. Hausman
May 5, 1946 |
Weirton, West Virginia
|Alma mater||Nuffield College, Oxford (Ph.D.)
Brown University (B.A.)
|Contributions||Hausman Specification Test|
|Awards||1985 John Bates Clark Medal
1980 Frisch Medal
Jerry A. Hausman is the John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a famous econometrician. He has also published numerous papers in applied microeconomics. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the John Bates Clark Medal in 1985 and the Frisch Medal in 1980.
He has done extensive work in the field of telecommunications, and is also recognized as an expert on antitrust and mergers, public finance and taxation, and regulation. Hausman also serves as the director of the MIT Telecommunications Economics Research Program.
His recent applied papers are on topics including the effect of new goods on economic welfare and their measurement in the CPI, new telecommunications technologies including cellular 3G and broadband, regulation of telecommunications and railroads, and competition in network markets. His recent econometrics papers include estimation of difference in difference models, semi-parametric duration models, weak instruments, and errors in variables in non-standard situations.
Hausman received his B.A. from Brown University summa cum laude in 1968, and his Ph.D. from Nuffield College, Oxford University in 1973, with thesis titled Theoretical and empirical aspects of vintage capital models where he was a Marshall Scholar.
- Jerry A. Hausman at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- "Theoretical and empirical aspects of vintage capital models". British Library EThOS. Retrieved 17 May 2013.