Research
 Econometric Theory
 Applied Econometrics
 Statistics
Employment
Academic Visits:
 Australian National University, June 1976 to August 1976.
 Netherlands School of Econometrics, Holland, May 1978 to July 1978.
 Department of Econometrics and Operations Research, Monash University, Australia, July 1980 to August 1980.
 Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, Belgium, 19801981.
 Center for Multivariate Analysis, University of Pittsburgh, JulyAugust, 19821983.
 Indian Statistical Institute, JulyAugust 1983/1984, and December 1984.
 University of New South Wales, Australia, May 1986.
 Distinguished Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, June 1986.
 Visiting Professor, University of Illinois, USA, AugustDecember 1987.
 Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, USA, JanuaryJuly 1988.
 Distinguished Visitor, York University, Canada, March 1990.
 Visiting Professor, Tillburg University, Holland, August 1994.
 Distinguished Visitor, Tinbergen Institute of Econometrics, Holland, August 1994.
 Visiting Professor, University of Dortmund, Germany, 1995.
 Visiting Professor, Bilkent University, Turkey, 1998.
 Visiting Professor, Jawahar Lal Nehru University and Delhi School of Economics, 2000.
Publications
Books:
 Handbook
of Applied Econometrics and Statistical Inference , 2001 edited (New
York: Marcel Dekker) (with A. Wan and A.Chaturvedi). Forthcoming.
 Handbook of Applied Economic Statistics , 1998 edited (New York: Marcel Dekker) (with D. E. A. Giles).
 Nonparametric Econometrics , 1999 (New York: Cambridge University Press) (with Pagan).
 Econometrics: A Varying Coefficients Approach , 1981 (England: Croom Helm) (with Raj).
 Recent Advances in Regression Methods , November 1981 (New York: Marcel Dekker) (with Vinod).
 Semi Parametric and Nonparametric Econometrics , 1988, edited for Empirical Economics, (Heidelberg: PhysicaVerlag).
 Contributions to Econometric Theory and Applications , 1990, edited (New York: SpringerVerlag) (with Carter and Dutta).
Articles:
 1970 "On Nagar's Approximates to Moments of the Two Stage Least Squares Estimation" (with Nagar), Indian Economic Review, Vol. V.
"A Note On the Moments of the Wald's Estimator," (with Gupta), Statistical Neerlandica, Vol. 24.
 1972 "On the Moments of the Concentration Ratio" (with Tiwari), Sankhya, Series B, Vol. 34, 1972.
 1973 "Note on Approximate Skewness and Kurtosis of the TwoStage Least Squares Estimator" (With Nagar), Indian Economic Review, Vol. VIII.
 1974 "Competitive Firm and the Theory of Input Demand Under Price Uncertainty" (with Batra), Journal of Political Economy, May, 537150.
"The Sampling Distribution of Improved Estimators for Coefficients in Linear Regression," Journal of Econometrics, 143150.
"Estimation of Seemingly Unrelated Regressions with Random Coefficients" (with Singh), Journal of American Statistical Association , March.
"The
Exact Mean of the Two Stage Least Squares Estimator of the Structural
Parameters in the Equation Having Three Endogenous Variables" (with
Nagar), Econometrica, 749758.
 1975 "Note on the Exact Sampling Distribution of Generalized Hock's Estimator" (with Lal), Indian Economic Review, October.
 1976 "The Consumption Function: The Permanent Income Versus the Habit Persistence Hypothesis" (with Singh), Review of Economics and Statistics, February, 96103.
"Uncertainty in Production and the Competitive Firm" (with Ratti), Southern Economic Journal, April.
 1977 "A Note on the Skewness and Kurtosis of the Zellner SUR Estimator" (with Rafiquzzaman), Indian Economic Review, April.
 1978 "Double kclass Estimators of Coefficients in Linear Regression" (with S. Ullah), Econometrica, May, 705722.
 1979 "A Disturbed Lag Estimator Derived from Shiller's Smoothness Priors: An Extension" (with Raj), Economics Letters, 219224.
"The Finite Sample Properties of OLS and IV Estimators in Special Rational Distributed Lag Models" (with Carter), Sankhya, Series D.
 1980
"Generalized Two Stage Least Squares Estimators for a Structural
Equation with Both Fixed and Random Coefficients" (with Raj and
Srivastava), International Economic Review, February, 171184.
"On LindleyLike Mean Correction in the Improved Estimator of Regression Coefficients" (with Srivastava), Economics Letters, 2936.
"The Exact, LargeSample and SmallDisturbance Conditions of Dominance of Biased Estimators in Linear Models," Economics Letters, 339344.
"A Polynomial Distributed Lag Model with Stochastic Coefficients and Priors" (With Raj), Empirical Economics.
 1981 "A Family of Improved Shrinkage Factors for the Ordinary Ridge Estimators" (With Vinod and Kadiyala), Economic Studies Quarterly.
"Evaluation
of the Mean Squared Error of Certain Generalized Ridge Estimators Using
Confluent Hypergeometric Functions" (with Vinod and Kadiyala), Sankhya, Series B.
 1982 "The Approximate Distribution of the SteinRule Estimator," Economics Letters, 305308.
 1983 "Properties of Shrinkage Estimators when the Disturbances are Not Normal" (With Srivastava and Chandar), Journal of Econometrics.
"Estimation of Linear Regression Model with Autocorrelated Disturbances" (with Magee and Srivastava), Journal of Time Series Analysis .
 1984 "Improvement Ranges for Shrinkage Estimators with Stochastic Target" (with Vinod), Communications in Statistic s.
"On the Robustness of LM, LR and W Tests in Regression Models" (with ZindeWalsh), Econometrica , July.
"An Empirical Test of Risk Aversion Hypothesis" (with Appelbaum), Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics .
"The Sample Distribution of Shrinkage Estimators and Their FRations in Regression Model" (with Carter and Srivastava), Journal of Econometrics .
"Nonparametric Time Series Estimation of Joint DGP, Conditional DGP and Vector Autoregression" (with Singh), Econometric Theory .
"Specification Analysis of Econometric Models," Journal of Quantitative Economics .

1986 "Estimation of Linear Regression Model with Moving Average Disturbances" (with Vinod and Singh), Journal of Quantitative Economics , Vol. 2, 137152.
"Nonparametric
Recursive Estimation of a Multivariate, Marginal and Conditional DGP
with an Application to Specification of Econometric Models," Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods .
"Efficient Estimation and Testing Under Unknown Heteroscedasticity Without Using Auxiliary Variables" (with Vinod), Computer Science and Statistics , 18th symposium on the interface.
"Distribution of Fration Under Multivariate" (with P.C.B. Phillips), Econometric Theory (Solution).
"Moments of OLS Estimators in an ARMA Model with Explanatory Variables," (with Maasoumi) Economics Letters .
 1987 "Efficiency on Estimators in Regression Model with AR(1) Errors" (with Magee and Srivastava) in the Specification Analysis in Linear Models (ed. by D.E.A. Giles and M. King).
"On Robustness of Tests in Linear Models with Elliptical Error Distribution" (with ZindeWalsh) in the Times Series and Econometric Modelling , I. MacNeill and G. Umphrey (eds.), Reidell Press, Holland.
"Nonparametric Inference in Econometrics" (with Carter and Singh) in Times Series and Econometric Modelling , I. MacNeill and G. Umphrey (eds.), Reidell Press, Holland.
"Nonparametric Monte Carlo Density Estimation of Rational Expectations Estimators and Their tRation," Advances in Econometrics , JAI Press, 157186.
"On the Improved Estimation of Structural Coefficients" (with Srivastava), Sankhya .
"Specification Analysis in Special Distributed Lag and Other Dynamic Models" (with Maasoumi), Journal of Quantitative Economics .
"Limited Information Estimation of a Structural Equation with Moving Average Disturbances, Metron , 45, 159167.
"Unanticipated Macro Model Estimation," Econometric Theory (Solution), 163167.
 1988 "Econometric Analysis of Models Involving Risk Terms" (with A. Pagan), Journal of Applied Econometrics , 87105.
"Nonparametric Estimation of Econometric Parameters," Journal of Quantitative Economics .
"Positivepart SteinRule Estimator and Tests of Hypothesis" (with Giles), Economics Letter s , 4951.
"Nonparametric Estimation of Econometric Functionals, Canadian Journal of Economics .
"Flexible Production Function Estimation by Nonparametric Estimators" (with Vinod), Advances in Econometrics , JAI Press.
"Nonparametric Estimation and Hypothesis Testing," Empirical Economics , Vol. 13, 223249.
 1989 "Estimation of the Shape of the Demand Curve By Nonparametric Kernal Methods" (with McMillan and Vinod), Advances in Econometrics and Modelling , Kluwer Academic Press, Holland, Forthcoming.
"Estimation of a Probability Density Function with Applications to Nonparametric Inference in Econometrics" (with Singh), Advances in Econometrics and Modelling , Kluwer Academic Press, Holland, Forthcoming.
"Nonparametric Estimation of Response Coefficients" (with Rilstone), Communications in Statistic s, 18, 26152627.
 1990
"Unbiased Estimation of the MSE Matrix of SteinRule Estimators,
Confidence Ellipsoid and Hypothesis Testing" (with Carter and
Srivastavas), Econometric Theory , 6, 6374.
"Finite Sample Econometrics: A Unified Approach," in Contributions to Econometric Theory and Application , volume in honor of A. L. Nagar, Springer, Verlag, 242292.
 1991 "Rao's Score Test in Econometrics (with Bera), Journal of Quantitative Economics , July, 189220.
 1992 "On the Estimation of Residual Variance in Nonparametric Regression," Journal of Nonparametric Statistics , 26365.
"Smooth Improved Estimators of Econometric Parameters," (with J. Racine), in Readings in Econometric Theory and Practice , volume in honor of G. Judge, NorthHolland. 197213.
The Exact Density of nonparametric Regression Estimators: Fixed Design Case, Communications in Statistics , 12511254.
Chinese EarningsAge Profile: A Nonparametric Analysis (with Basu), The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development , 1, 151165.
 1993 Performance Properties of Classical and Inverse Calibration Estimators (with Srivastava), Journal of Applied Statistical Science , 1, 8188.
General Nonparametric Regression Estimation and Testing in Econometrics, (with Vinod), Handbook of Statistics: Econometrics , North Holland, 85116.
 1994 Moments of the Ratio of Quadratic forms in Nonnormal variables with Econometric Examples, (with Srivastava), Journal of Econometrics , 62, 129141..
Confidence Sets Centered at JamesStein Estimators: A Surprise Concerning the Unknown Variance Case (Hwang), Journal of Econometrics , 60, 145156.
On the Inverse Moments of the Non Central Wishart Matrix, Parisankhyan Samikha , 1, 4950.
 1995
Estimation of the Seemingly Unrelated Regression Model When the Error
Covariance Matrix is Singular, (with H. Takada and Y. Chen) Journal of Applied Statistics , 22, 517530.
Moments
of the Function of Nonnormal Random Vector with Applications to
Econometric Estimators and Test Statistics, (with Srivastava and Roy), Econometric Reviews , 4, 459471.
SteinRule Estimation in Models with a LoggedDependent Variable, Communications in Statistics .
The Coefficient of Determination and its adjusted version in linear regression models, (with Srivastavas) Econometric Reviews , 14, 229240,
Efficiency Properties of Some Estimators in Pooling TimeSeries and CrossSection data, Journal of Quantitative Economics .
 1996 Entropy, Divergence and Distance Measures with Econometric Applications, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference , 49, 137162.
The Second Order Bias and MSE of nonlinear Estimators (with Rilstone and Srivastava) Journal of Econometrics .
On
The Bias of the Standard Errors of the LS Residual and the Regression
Coefficients Under Normal and NonNormal Errors, Problem 96.5.4, Econometric Theory (Problem and Solutions Section)
 1997 Estimation of Moments and Production Decisions Under Uncertainty, (with Appelbaum) Review of Economics and Statistics , 79.
On Testimation of a Probability Density: The Normal Case, Communications in Statistics , (with Rahman, Gokhale) Theory and Methods , 26,2.
A Note on Combining Parametric and Nonparametric Regression, (with Rahman and Gokhale), Communication in StatisticsSimulations and Computation , 26, 51929.
 1998 Econometric Analysis in Complex Surveys, (with Breunig), Handbook of Applied Economic Statistics , 325364.
Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics of Panel Data, (with Roy), Handbook of Applied Economics Statistics , 579604.
Estimating Partially Linear Panel Data Models with One Way Error Components, (with Li) Econometric Reviews .
On
the Bias of the Standard Errors of the LS Residual and the Regression
coefficients Under Normal and NonNormal Errors, (with Leiberman and
Breunig), Solution 96.5.4, 13, Econometric Theory .
 1999 On Goodness of Fit Tests for Weakly Dependent Processes Using Kernel Methods, (with Fan) Journal of Nonparametric Statistics , 11, 337360.
Parametric
and Semiparametric Estimation of the Effect of Firm Attributes on
Efficiency: The Electricity Generating Sector in India (with Khanna and
Mundra), Journal of International Trade and Ecocnomic Development .
Asymptotic Normality of a Combined Regression Estimator, (with Fan) Journal of Multivariate Analysis , 71, 191240.
 2000
Instrumental Variable Estimation of Semiparametric Dynamic Panel Data
Models, Monte Carlo Results on Several New and Existing Estimators,
(with Li and Berg) Advances in Econometrics , 297316.
Semiparametric Varying Parameter Panel Data Models: An Application to
Estimation of Speed of Convergence, (with Subodh Kumar) Advances in Econometrics, 109128. Gauss Code
 2001 Improved Combined Parametric and Nonparametric Regressions: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing, (with M. Rahman) Handbook of Applied Econometrics and Statistical Inference .
Nonparametric Kernel Methods of Estimation and Hypothesis Testing, in A Companion to Theoretical Econometrics , (ed.B.Baltagi) 429443.
Nonparametric Bootstrap Tests for Neglected Nonlinearity in Time Series Regression Models, (with Lee), forthcoming Journal of Nonparametric Statistics .
Nonparametric Bootstrap Specification Testing in Econometric Models, (with Lee), forthcoming in Computer Aided Econometrics , (ed.B.Baltagi).
Consistent
Estimation of Regression Coefficients in Replicated Data with
Nonnormal Regression Errors, (with Shalabh and Mukherjee), Annals of Economics and Finance .
Estimation of the Vector MA Model by Vector Autoregression, (with J. Galbraith and V. ZindeWalsh) Econometric Reviews .
Semiparametric Panel Data Estimation: With Applications to U.S. Immigration, (with K. Mundra) Handbook of Applied Econometrics and Statistical Inference .
Rao's Score Test with Nonparametric Density Estimators, (with GonzalezRivera), forthcoming, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference .
Papers Submitted for Publication:
 Estimating Average Derivative of an Unknown Function by Local Least Squares Method (with Li and Lu).
 Sampling Bias in Heckman's Sample Selection Estimator (with Rilstone).
 Implications of SteinRule Estimation of the Measure of Goodness of Fit in Linear Regression Models, (with Srivastava, Kumar).
 Uses of Entropy and Divergence Measures for Evaluating Econometric Approximations and Inference.
Work in Progress:
 Panel Data Econometrics.
 Econometrics of Household Survey Data.
 Migration and U.S. Trade.
 Growth and Convergence.
 Finite Sample Econometrics.
Conferences & Seminars:
 Bernoulli Society Meeting, Calcutta, Invited Paper, (1997).
 International Conference on Statistical Inference and Combinatorics, (1997), Invited Paper, India.
 South Asian Econometric Society, Bombay (1979), New Delhi (1996).
 World Econometric Congress; Cambridge, England (1970) and Boston (1986).
 Indian Econometric Society Meetings at Patna (1971).
 American Econometric Society Meetings at Toronto (1972), Atlantic City (1977), San Francisco (1983), Washington (1990).
 European Meetings of the Econometric Society at Vienna, Austria (1977) and Athens, Greece (1979), Mästricht, Holland (1994).
 Canadian Economic Association Meeting, Fredericton (1978) and Hamilton (1981).
 Canadian
Econometrics Group, Kingston (1984), London (1985), Montreal (1986),
Banf (1988), Guelph (1990), Quebec City (1991), Montreal (1995);
Waterloo (1996).
 Indian Econometric conference (1985, invited lecture), Hyderabad.
 III International Meeting of Statistics (1985, invited paper), Spain.
 International Statistics Meeting (1993, Taipai, Taiwan).
 Time Series and Econometric Modelling Conference (1985, invited paper), London, Ontario.
 Indian Econometric Conference (1986, invited lecture), Ahmadabad (1986), Kanpur (1992).
 SEMINARS at various Universities in Canada, USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, and India.
Professional Activity
Research Grants:
 Canadian Council Research Grant (with Raj), 19771978. Title of Research: "Estimation of Random Coefficients Models."
 National
Sciences and Engineering Research Council Research Grant, three awards,
19781979, 19791980, 19801981. Topic of Research: "Improved
Estimation of Econometric Models and Their Applications to Economic
Data."
 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research Grant (with Rashid) 18 months. Topic of Research: Estimation
of the Cost of Capital of Canadian Corporations."
 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Learve Fellowship, 19801981.
 National Sciences and Engineering Research Council, 19821985. Topic of Research: "Robust Methods in Econometrics."
 Social
Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 19821983. Topic of
Research: Misspecification Analysis in Dynamic Models."
 Academic Development Fund, University of Western Ontario, 19841986. Topic of Research: "Econometric Inference."
 National
Sciences and Engineering Research Council, 19851988. Topic of
Research: "Density Estimation and Its Applications in Econometrics."
 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 19871990. Topic of Research: "Nonparametric Econometrics."
 National
Sciences and Engineering Research Council, 19891990: Theory and
Application of Nonparametric Methods in Labor Econometric Problems:
$8650.
 Academic Senate Research Award, UCR, 199192, 199293, 199394, 199495, 199596, 199697, 199798, 199899, 200001.
 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 19941997, Empirical Analysis of Producer and Consumer Models.
Organization of Conferences:
 Time Series and Econometric Modelling, May 2731, 1985
 Finite Sample Econometrics, August 2527, 1985
 Second Canadian Econometrics Group Meeting, September 2729, 1985
 Microeconometrics, October 1986.
Teaching:
 Undergraduate : Econometrics at all levels, Quantitative
Methods for Economists, Introductory Economics and Intermediate
Economics.
 Graduate : Econometrics, Applied Econometrics and Advanced Topics in Econometrics, Mathematics for Economists and Statistics.
P h.D. Supervision:
Chief Supervisor:


K. Kadiyala (Econometrics, Ph.D., 1978) 
J. Lee (Financial Econometrics, Ph.D., 1996 
A. Hoque (Econometrics, Ph.D., 1980) 
N. Roy (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D., 1997) 
L. Magee (Econometrics, Ph.D. 1984) 
R. Breunig (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D., 1998) 
F. Camacho (Time Series, Ph.D. 1985) 
C. Chiu (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D. in progress) 
S. Power (Econometrics, 1986) 
I. Jang (Micro Econometrics, Ph.D., 1998) 
T. Peters (Econometrics, 1986) 
S. Samiullah (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D., 1998) 
P. Rilstone (Nonparametric Econometrics, 1987) 
M. Mercurio (Econometrics, Ph.D., 2000 ) 
J. Racine (Nonparametric Econometrics, Ph.D., 1989) 
S. Kumar (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D., 2000) 
Y. Fan (Nonparametric Econometrics, 1990) 
K. Mundra (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D., 2001) 
A. Ngereng (Nonparametric Econometrics, Ph.D., 1991) 
G. Popli (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D., in progress) 
Z. Zhou (Financial Econometrics, Ph.D., 1993) 
D. Mukherjee (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D. in progress) 
M. Tengesdal (Financial Econometrics, Ph.D., 1995) 
A. Bhayana (Applied Micro, Ph.D. in progress) 
C. Hung (Financial Econometrics, Ph.D., 1995) 
D. Henderson (Applied Econometrics, Ph.D. in progress) 
J. Kim (Micro Econometrics, Ph.D., 1995) 

Committee Member:


J. Kurian (Economics of Uncertainty, Ph.D., 1977 
D. Kim (Financial Econometrics, Ph.D., 1994) 
M. Charett (Econometrics, Ph.D., 1978) 
C. Roldan (Economics, Ph.D., 1994) 
D. Mountain (Applied Micro, Ph.D., 1979) 
E. Zahrt (Labor Economics, Ph.D., 1997) 
D. Burton (Money, Ph.D., 1979) 
G.A. Dagne (Applied Statistics, Ph.D., 1996) 
S.B. Chew (Money, Ph.D., 1979) 
M. Ghamsary (Applied Statistics, Ph.D., 1997) 
D. Boamah (Development, Ph.D., 1980) 
Y. H. Kim (Applied Statistics, Ph.D., 1995) 
M. Ahsan (Applied Economics, Ph.D., 1983) 
M. Rahman (Applied Statistics, Ph.D., 1995) 
SuFen Yang (Applied Statistics, 1991) 
S. Lee (Applied Statistics, Ph.D., 1994) 
B. Kwok (Macro Econometrics, 1991) 
W.G. Hanley (Applied Statistics, Ph.D., 1998) 
David Guy (Nonlinear Time Series, Ph.D., 1992) 
J. Hamilton (Economics, Ph.D., 1999) 
J. Chou (Time Series, Ph.D., 1992) 
C. Yu (Applied Macro, Ph.D., 2001) 
R. Ghiara (Development, Ph.D., 1994) 
F. Dong (Applied Macro, Ph.D. in progress) 
Administration
At University of California Riverside:
 Chairman, Economics Department, July 1998.
 Vice Chair, Economics Department, July, 19971998.
 Graduate Advisor, Economics Department, 19941997.
 Acting Chairman, Economics Department, July  August 1994.
 Faculty Chairman, Graduate School of Management, 19901991.
 Chair, Research Committee, Graduate School of Management, 19891990, 1991.
 Member, Advisory Committee, Academic Senate, UCR, 19901991.
 Chair, Search Committee for Economics, Graduate School of Management, 19901991.
 Member, Academic Plan Committee, Economics Dept., 199192, 19921993.
 Econometrics Colloquium, 199192, 199293, 19941995, 1997.
At University Western Ontario:
 Founding Director, Center for Decision Sciences and Econometrics, 19851988.
 Director, Workshop Program, 198283, 19841985.
 Director, Econometrics Workshop, 19751979 and 19811987.
 Associate Director, Graduate Program, 19881989.
 Member Appointment Promotion and Tenure Committee, 197677, 197879, 107980, 19821984, 19861987.
 Member Appointment Committee, 19881989.
 Chairman, Best Thesis Prize Committee, 19791980, 19861987.
 Member, Departmental Convocation Committee, 19751978.
 Member, Undergraduate Students Counselling Group, 1979.
 Social Science Representative to the Engineering Faculty, 1987.
Editiorial
Coeditor:
(Letters and Communications Section)
Associate Editor:
 Econometric Reviews
 Journal of Nonparametric Statistics
 Journal of Quantitative Economics
 Empirical Economics
Member Editorial Board:
 Sankhya
 Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics
Curriculum Vitae
