[Picture of Siddhartha Chib]


Harry C. Hartkopf Professor of Econometrics and Statistics
Olin Business School
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1133, 1 Brookings Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63130, USA

office: 229 Simon Hall
email: chib@wustl.edu
phone: (314) 935-4657
fax: (314) 935-6359

Research and Teaching

Professor Chib works in Bayesian statistics and inference based on Markov chain Monte Carlo methods. His work, which deals with many important topics, is highly influential in Bayesian statistics. Some of this work, which is available here, includes Areas of current research are semi-parametric Bayesian analysis of regression discontinuity designs and semi-parametric Bayesian analysis of moment restricted models.

Professor Chib is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the International Society of Bayesian Analysis. He serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, and Statistics and Computing. He also directs the annual NBER-NSF sponsored Seminar in Bayesian Econometrics and Statistics (SBIES), which features presentations by young and established researchers working on the theory and application of Bayesian methods.

He teaches statistics and econometrics to students in the MBA, specialized MS, and doctoral programs.

Selected publications | Working papers | Editorial affiliations | Honors | Miscellaneous