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NBER Reporter: Fall 2006


NBER Profile: Torben G. Andersen

Torben G. Andersen is a Research Associate in the NBER's Program on Asset Pricing. He is also the Nathan S. and Mary P. Sharp Distinguished Professor of Finance at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and is the chair of the International Business and Markets Program there.

Andersen, a native of Denmark, holds an M.S. in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. He joined the Kellogg School faculty in 1991 as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor in 1997, and to full professor in 2000.

Andersen is serving as the editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics for 2004 through 2006. He is currently also an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Econometrics and a member of the advisory editorial board of the Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering. He has previously served on the editorial board of five additional academic journals.

Andersen is married with three children and lives in Evanston, Illinois. In his free time he enjoys traveling, music, and sports.


NBER Profile: Andrew B. Bernard

Andrew Bernard is an NBER Research Associate in the Program on International Trade and Investment and the Jack Byrne Professor of International Economics at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Originally from New York City, he received his A.B. from Harvard University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 1991.

Bernard began his academic career in the economics department at MIT in 1991 before joining the Yale School of Management in 1997. In 1999, he left Yale for Tuck where he was promoted to full professor in 2003. At Tuck, Bernard also serves as Senior Associate Director of the Center for International Business.

Bernard's research examines the role of heterogeneous firms in international trade and investment with an emphasis on how international activity and firm performance interact. His recent research has focused on decisions by multinationals on transfer pricing and the location of production, as well as on the extent and consequences of product switching by U.S. firms. He is an associate editor at the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Journal of International Economics.

Bernard lives in Hanover, New Hampshire with his wife, Corinne Fortune, and their two sons, Spencer and Henry. He enjoys seeing pileated woodpeckers outside his office window and quadrennially prognosticating about the summer Olympics using nothing more than economics.


NBER Profile: Tim Bollerslev

Tim Bollerslev is a Research Associate in the NBER's Program on Asset Pricing. He is also the first Juanita and Clifton Kreps Distinguished Professor of Economics at Duke University and is a Professor of Finance at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. A native of Denmark, he received his M.S. degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

Prior to joining Duke's faculty, Bollerslev was the Sharpe Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University; he was also the Commonwealth Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia. He is an elected fellow of the Econometric Society, and is the author or coauthor of two of the three most cited papers in the first 100 volumes of the Journal of Econometrics.

Bollerslev currently serves as co-editor for the Journal of Applied Econometrics and has previously served on the editorial board for ten other academic journals. He is married with three children and lives in Durham, North Carolina. In his free time he enjoys traveling, tennis, and skiing.


NBER Profile: Patricia M. Danzon

Patricia Danzon is a Research Associate in the NBER's Program on Health Care and the Celia Moh Professor at The Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania. She is also Chair of the Health Care Systems Department and a Professor in the Department of Insurance and Risk Management at Wharton.

Danzon received a B.A. from Oxford University, England, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. She has previously held faculty positions at Duke University and a visiting position at the University of Chicago.

Danzon is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Social Insurance. She has served as a consultant to the World Bank, the European Commission, the New Zealand Treasury, the Asian Development Bank, and U.S. Agency for International Development, the Institute for Civil Justice, the Alliance of American Insurers, and others.

She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Health Economics and the International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics. She has published widely in scholarly journals on a broad range of subjects related to medical care, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and the economics of law. She also serves on the board of Medarex, Inc. and on the Advisory Board of the NIH Fogarty Institute.

In her spare time, she is an avid photographer and an active participant in the Chester County camera club (see patriciadanzonphoto.com).

 
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