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Richard Pierse is an academic econometrician. He received a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from Oxford University in 1976 and an MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics from London School of Economics in 1979. He has held research positions at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London School of Economics and the Department of Applied Economics at Cambridge University where he worked from 1982-92. He was then at the Centre for Economic Forecasting at the London Business School and the University of Surrey from 1995 to 2014. He has been a Consultant to the Bank of England (1995-2004) and a Consultant to H.M. Treasury (2004-2009) and is currently a Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. He is the author of WinSolve, a computer package for solving nonlinear economic models.

Richard enjoys travel (a few of his holidays snaps can be seen here) and is interested in genealogy. His brother Simon is an artist and his sister Jane is a GP.

Research interests

Richard's main research interest is in issues of aggregation in econometrics, both across sectors and over time. He is also interested in macroeconomic modelling and in economic computing. He has published in the leading economics and econometrics journals including Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Econometrics, The Economic Journal and the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

Main Published Papers 1984-2010

Papers on WinSolve

Other papers


Countries I have visited (71 countries in total)