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Amos Golan Professor Economics

Degrees
PhD, University of California at Berkeley
MS, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Bio
Amos Golan directs the Info-Metrics Institute at AU. His main area of research is information, information processing and optimal decision rules based on efficient use of information (Info-Metrics). Golan is also
Golan's book Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information is available from Oxford University Press.

Teaching

Spring 2024

  • ECON-623 Applied Econometrics I

  • ECON-823 Econometric Methods

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Selected Recent Works

Books

Selected Articles

 

Research Interests

See also:

  • The 2nd Conference on Information and Entropy Econometrics: In Honor of George Judge (Sept. 23-25, 2005)
  • Information and Entropy Econometrics: A Conference in Honor of A. Zellner (Sept. 19-23, 2003)

Honors, Awards, & Fellowships

  • NSF/ASA/Census Senior Research Fellow
  • Research Fellow - The Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (Munich, Germany)
  • Elected Member – International Statistical Institute
  • American University's Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Other Professional Contributions (2008)
  • Senior Visiting Fellowship (2007) - Institute of Advanced Study (University of Bologna)
  • Visiting Fellowship / Appointment--St. Cross College, Oxford (2013-2016)

Professional Services

Editorial Services

  • Guest Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Special Two-Issues on “Information and Entropy Econometrics,” (Volume 107, Issues 1-2, March, 2002).

  • Guest Co-Editor (with Y. Kitamura), Journal of Econometrics. Special Issue on “Information and Entropy Econometrics,” based on selected papers presented at the IEE Conference (2007).
  • Guest Co-Editor (with E. Maasoumi), Econometric Reviews. Special Issue on “Information and Entropy Econometrics,” based on selected papers presented at the IEE2 Conference.

  • Guest Co-Editor (with E. Maasoumi), Econometric Reviews. Special Issue on Info-Metrics: Theory and Applications in the Social Sciences," based on selected papers presented at the Info-Metrics Fall, 2010 Conference.

  • Editorial Board and Associate Editor: Econometric Reviews
  • Editorial Board: Foundations and Trends in Econometrics

  • Editorial Board (until 2006): Entropy, An On-Line International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Entropy and Information Studies  

Selected Additional Special Courses and Tutorials

  • Chiang Mai University, Thailand: Info-Metrics Tutorial (May 2013, January 2014)  
  • Info-Metrics Institute: Two-Day Info-Metrics Tutorial (July 2012, July 2013)  
  • American University: Five-Day Info-Metrics Tutorial (July 2011)  
  • Mongolian Central Bank and Ministry of Finance; New and Information-Theoretic Econometrics – Training on analyzing complex and incomplete data (June, 2007).The Netherlands Network of Economics, one/two week course on New and Information-Theoretic Econometrics (May, 1997; June, 2001; June, 2004).  
  • The Scandinavia Network of Universities, one week course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (Copenhagen, May, 1999).The Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, one week course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (Munich, Germany, July, 1999).  
  • Economic Research Service – USDA, one week course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (Washington, DC, October 2000).C Berkeley, two weeks course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (1996, 1998).
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