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Professor Chris Orme

Head, School of Social Sciences

Professor Chris Orme
Professor Chris Orme

‌Chris Orme studied at York (BSc in Mathematics and Economics) and LSE (MSC Mathematical Economics and Econometrics) and obtained his DPhil from York in 1989 (Misspecification and Inference in Microeconometrics. He held Lectureships at the Universities of Hull (1984/5) and York (1985/7) before moving to the University of Nottingham in 1987. Returned to York in 1989 and then took the Chair in Econometrics at Manchester in 1995.

Honorary Visiting Professor, University of York, 1997-date. Member of the ESRC Strategic Research Board (2005-2009). Advisory Panel Chair, World Economy and Finance Programme (2006-2010). Advisory Panel Member, CeMMAP (2008-date). Managing Editor of The Manchester School journal from 1996-2005, 2008-date. Research Director in Economics (1997-2000). Research Dean in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law (2000-2004). Head of Economics (2004-2007 & 2011-13) and School of Social Sciences Research Director (2011-13).

He has published widely in the leading economics, econometrics and statistics journals (Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Econometrics Journal, Econometrics Review, International Economic Review, Biometrika), principally in the area of econometric misspecification theory and testing although his collaborative work addresses issues in labour economics (Economic Journal, Journal of Applied Econometrics).