Peter J. Huber

Peter Jost Huber (born 25 March 1934) is a Swiss statistician. He is known for his contributions to the development of heteroscedasticity-consistent standard errors.[1]

Peter J. Huber
Peter Huber in 1975
Born (1934-03-25) 25 March 1934
Alma materETH Zürich
Known forHeteroscedasticity-consistent standard errors
Scientific career
InstitutionsETH Zürich
Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Bayreuth
Doctoral advisorBeno Eckmann
Doctoral studentsDavid Donoho

A native of Wohlen, Aargau, Huber earned his Ph.D. at the ETH Zürich in 1962, under supervision of Beno Eckmann. In 2012, he became one of the inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

See also


  1. Cameron, A. Colin; Trivedi, Pravin K. (2005). Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications. Cambridge University Press. pp. 137–139. ISBN 0-521-84805-9.
  2. List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2015-05-06.
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