Genaro Sucarrat

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Genaro Sucarrat is tenured associate professor of econometrics at the department of economics. He studied economics and politics (Cand.Mag. in economics, politics and philosopy at the University of Oslo, MA in international political economy at the University of Warwick) before obtaining an MA and a PhD in Economics at Universite Catolique de Louvain. After his doctoral studies, he worked a total of four years as a Marie Curie individual fellow and visiting professor in economics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, before joining BI Norwegian Business School. In addition, he has spent several research visits at other institutions, including University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, CREST (Paris), Universite de Lille, and Pontificia universidad catolica de Chile.

Sucarrat's research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals like Journal of Financial Econometrics, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, International Journal of Forecasting, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Economic Methodology, and Journal of Statistical Software. He has also developed three R  packages (statistical software), available via the Comprehensive R-Archive Network (CRAN) and downloaded a total of ca. 100 000 times from the 0-cloud server of RStudio. Since 2010 he has been responsible for a forecasting prize ("Prognoseprisen") of the Norwegian Association of Economists, which is awarded every year to the best forecaster of the Norwegian economy.

Research areas
Econometric modelling and forecasting; computational econometrics; empirical finance and macroeconomics;
research methodology and philosophy

Teaching areas
DRE 7008 Advanced Statistics
MET 3590 Metode og økonometri
FORK 1002 Preparatory Course in Statistics
Akademisk grad
År Akademisk institusjon Grad
2006 Université Catolique de Louvain, Belgium Ph.D Dr. Oecon.
2001 Université Catholique de Louvain Master of Arts
1998 University of Warwick Master of Arts
1996 University of Oslo Cand.Mag
År Arbeidsgiver Tittel
2010 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor of Econometrics (tenured)
2009 - 2010 Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Visiting Professor
2007 - 2009 Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Marie Curie Fellow (individual fellowship)
2006 - 2007 Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Visiting Professor
2006 - 2006 Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Pre-doctoral researcher
2001 - 2006 Department of Economics and CORE, Université catholique Doctoral Reseacher