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Francis X. Diebold

Paul F. and Warren S. Miller Professor of Economics

Research Interests: derivatives, empirical finance, empirical macroeconomics, financial econometrics and forecasting

Links: Personal Website


PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1986; BS, University of Pennsylvania, 1981

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Fellow, American Statistical Association, elected 2004; Alexander von Humboldt Award, Federal Republic of Germany, 2004 Fellow, Econometric Society, elected 1998; John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 2003-2004; Geewax-Terker Award for Outstanding Financial Research, Wharton School, 2001, 2004; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, 1992-1994; Kravis Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 1994, 1998

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1997-present. University of Pennsylvania: 1989-present. Visiting appointments: University of Chicago; Princeton University; New York University; Johns Hopkins University; Cambridge University

Professional Leadership 2005-2009

Chairman, National Science Foundation/National Bureau of Economic Research, Forecasting Seminar, 1994-present; Senior Fellow, Wharton Financial Institutions Center, 1997-present; Editorial Board, Econometrica, 1994-present; International Economic Review, 1993-present; Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993-present; Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 1993-present; Journal of Forecasting, 1990-present

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership 2005-2009

Charter Member, Oliver Wyman Institute, 1997-present; National Science Foundation Economics Panel, 1998-2000; numerous corporate boards, advisory boards, and consulting engagements, worldwide.