Gilbert W. Bassett, Jr.

Professor of Finance

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1973


Field of Interest:
 Statistics, Financial Markets, Energy and the Environment

Selected Research :
"Robust Voting", (with Joseph Persky), Public Choice, 1999, pp. 299-310.

"Robust Contingent Values Based on Dichotomous Choice Survey Data,"(with Hank Jenkins Smith and Carol Silva), Environmetrics, Vol. 8, 1997, pp.13-17.

"Robust Sports Ratings Based on Least Absolute Values," American Statistician, Vol. 51, No. 2, May 1997, pp.99-105.

"Learning About Simpson’s Paradox," Stats, 1994, pp. 13-17.

"Breaking Recent Global Temperature Record," Climatic Change, Vol. 21, 1992, pp. 303-315.

"Regression Quantiles," (with Roger Koenker), Econometrica, Vol. 46, No. 1, January 1978, pp. 33-50.

Current Research Interests:
Topics in Robust Estimation, Factor Models in Finance, Nuclear Waste

Other Significant Accomplishments :
Alumni Research Award, 1997.

Alumni Teaching Award, 1996.

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Contact Information

Office: 2115, MC 168
Phone: 312-996-5777