Jeffrey Wooldridge

Jeffrey Marc Wooldridge (born 1960) is an American econometrician at Michigan State University. He is known for his theoretical contributions to analysis of cross-sectional and panel data.

Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
Born15 Jan 1960
InstitutionMichigan State University
Alma materCalifornia–San Diego
Halbert White
InfluencesGary Chamberlain
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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.[1]

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).


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