Herman van Dijk as Visiting Research Scholar to work at Norges Bank

In 2017 Emeritus Professor of econometrics at Erasmus School of Economics Prof. Herman van Dijk is going to work as a Visiting Research Scholar at the Norges Bank, the Central Bank of Norway.

Norges Bank, which has implemented van Dijk's prediction method using combinations of models has asked Herman van Dijk to advise them on the development of research projects. In specific Norges Bank is interested in machine learning, using economic modeling and the use of big data, i.e. micro-data information in macro-models.

In 2013, Herman van Dijk was elected fellow of the International Society of Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). This title is awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to statistics.

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For more information about this ceremony, please contact Ronald de Groot, Communication Officer of the Erasmus School of Economics phone +31 10 408 1762 or by e-mail: rdegroot@ese.eur.nl.