Dale J Poirier

Professor, Economics
School of Social Sciences

B.S., Ohio University
PhD, Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Phone: (949) 824-3186
Fax: (949) 824-2182
Email: dpoirier@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Department of Economics
SSPA 4175
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
econometrics, statistics, Bayesian, birth weight
Academic Distinctions
Fellow of the Econometric Society, Fellow of the American Statistical Association, Fellow of the Journal of Econometrics
Research Abstract
My major field of research and teaching is econometrics with a special emphasis on Bayesian econometrics and statistics.
Intermediate Statistics and Econometrics: A Comparative Approach (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995).
The Econometrics of Structural Change (Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co., 1976).
"Revising Beliefs in Non-identified Models," Econometric Theory, Vol. 14 (August 1998), 483-509.
"An Empirical Investigation of Wagner's Hypothesis by Using a Model Occurrence Framework" (with Gary Koop), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Vol. 158 (1995), 123-141.
"Probit with Dependent Observations" (with Paul Ruud), Review of Economic Studies, Vol. LV (October 1988), 593-614.
"A Bayesian View of Nominal Money and Real Output Through a New Classical Macroeconomic Window (with discussion)," JBES invited paper for the 1990 ASA Meetings, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Vol. 9 (April 1991), 125-148.
"Frequentist and Subjectivist Perspectives on the Problems of Model Building in Economics (with discussion)," Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 2 (Winter 1988), 121-144.
Partial Observability in Bivariate Probit Models," Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 12 (February 1980), 209-217.
"A Note on the Interpretation of Regression Coefficients within a Class of Truncated Distributions" (with Angelo Melino), Econometrica, Vol. 46 (September 1978), 1207-1209.
"Piecewise Regression Using Cubic Splines," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 68 (September 1973), 515-524.
Professional Societies
Econometric Society
International Society for Bayesian Analysis
Research Center
Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences
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