Prof. Siem Jan Koopman
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
He is the 2019-2020 Laureate of the Francqui Chair, at Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp, in Belgium. SJK is also a research fellow at Tinbergen Institute and a long-term Visiting Professor at CREATES, University of Aarhus. Furthermore, he is a Founding Fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics Distinguished Author, and Fellow of the Society of Financial Econometrics (SoFiE).
He held positions at London School of Economics and CentER (Tilburg University), and had long-term visits at US Bureau of the Census, European University Institute, and European Central Bank, Financial Research.
Prof. Koopman's research interests lie in Time Series Econometrics, Statistical Analysis of Time Series, Financial Econometrics, Time-varying parameters, Kalman Filter, Simulation-based estimation, and Forecasting.