I am a Professor of Economics at Penn State. My main research area is econometrics, but I also work on topics in industrial organization, including auctions. My main econometric interests are nonparametric and semiparametric estimation and testing, Laplace estimation, nonparametric identification, and the econometrics of games. My main interests in industrial organization relate to differentiated products markets, production functions, and auctions.

This year (2017/18) my teaching consists of a second year Ph.D. econometrics course (589) and two installments of a course on the economics of mergers (454) for seniors. In the past, I have taught various probability \& statistics courses, a game theory course for seniors (402), and undergraduate seminar courses.

I previously served on the boards of Econometrica the Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, the Econometrics Journal, and the Journal of Time Series Econometrics.

I live in State College, PA, with my wife Jenny and our daughter Caroline. State College is located in Centre County, which is indeed in the very heart of Pennsylvania.

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