UA Economist Keisuke Hirano Elected as Fellow of the Econometric Society
TUCSON, Ariz. – November 8, 2013 – Keisuke Hirano, APS Professor and head of the Department of Economics at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, has been elected a fellow of the Econometric Society.
The Econometric Society, founded in 1930, is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics. Fellows represent the highest authority of the Society, and are elected each year in recognition of their contributions to economics.
Hirano joins Mark Walker, Eller Professor of Economics, as the second Econometric Society fellow at the UA. Vernon Smith, who conducted his Nobel Prize-winning research in experimental economics at the UA, is also a fellow.Hirano develops methods for analyzing economic data and assessing the impact of economic policies. His current work focuses on economic forecasting and model choice, and on analyzing data from auctions and other settings with strategic interactions.
The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program #11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program #48 in the U.S. The College is among the leaders of business schools generating grant funds for research. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the 25th ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,000 undergraduate and 600 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and a satellite campus in Phoenix.
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management
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