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Research interests

computational statistics

nonparametric methods

data mining/data science/big data analytics

computational econometrics


Former professor at School of Statistics, University of the Philippines Diliman. Served as visiting professor at Karlstad University (Sweden) and as visiting researcher at Asian Development Bank Institute (Japan). His research interest focused on computational statistics, computational econometrics and nonparametric methods with applications in spatiotemporal modeling, time series models, big data analytics, financial markets, among others. Currently an associate editor of Communications in Statistical Applications and Methods (Korean Statistical Society and Korean International Statistical Society). An elected member of the International Statistical Insitute (2012), full member of Philippine American Academy of Science and Engineering. Also a member of: Econometric Society, East Asian Economic Association, and Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. Was elected into the board of directors of the International Association of Statistical Computing (2022-2025).  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Statistics, PhD, Semipararametric Regression Models, University of the Philippines (Diliman)

Award Date: 8 May 1990

Research area keywords

  • Nonparametric estimation and testing
  • Bootstrap Methods
  • High Dimensional Data Sets
  • Volatility Modelling
  • Robust statistical methods

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