Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
|Born||15 Jan 1960|
|Institution||Michigan State University|
|Alma mater||California–San Diego|
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After graduating in computer science and economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982, Wooldridge earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego in 1986. He spent five years as an assistant professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, before joining faculty at Michigan State University, where he became a professor in 1993. He was designated University Distinguished Professor in 2001.
Wooldridge is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the Journal of Econometrics. He is also known as the author of the popular econometrics textbooks Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach (6th edition, 2016) and Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data (2nd edition, 2010).