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Amos Golan

Professor
Department of Economics

  • Professor Golan directs the Info-Metrics Institute at AU. His main area of research is information, information processing and optimal decision rules based on efficient use of information (Info-Metrics).
  • Degrees

    PhD, University of California at Berkeley
    MS, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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  • CAS - Economics
  • Kreeger - 121
  • T 10-12 & by appointment
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Teaching

  • Spring 2015

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

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Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • NSF/ASA/Census Senior Research Fellow
  • Research Fellow - The Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (Munich, Germany)
  • Elected Member – International Statistical Institute
  • American University's Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Other Professional Contributions (2008)
  • Senior Visiting Fellowship (2007) - Institute of Advanced Study (University of Bologna)
  • Visiting Fellowship / Appointment--St. Cross College, Oxford (2013-2016)

Research Interests

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Professional Services

Editorial Services 

  • Guest Editor, Journal of Econometrics. Special Two-Issues on “Information and Entropy Econometrics,” (Volume 107, Issues 1-2, March, 2002).

  • Guest Co-Editor (with Y. Kitamura), Journal of Econometrics. Special Issue on “Information and Entropy Econometrics,” based on selected papers presented at the IEE Conference (2007).
  • Guest Co-Editor (with E. Maasoumi), Econometric Reviews. Special Issue on “Information and Entropy Econometrics,” based on selected papers presented at the IEE2 Conference.

  • Guest Co-Editor (with E. Maasoumi), Econometric Reviews. Special Issue on Info-Metrics: Theory and Applications in the Social Sciences," based on selected papers presented at the Info-Metrics Fall, 2010 Conference.

  • Editorial Board and Associate Editor: Econometric Reviews
  • Editorial Board: Foundations and Trends in Econometrics

  • Editorial Board (until 2006): Entropy, An On-Line International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Entropy and Information Studies  

Selected Additional Special Courses and Tutorials

  • Chiang Mai University, Thailand: Info-Metrics Tutorial (May 2013, January 2014)
  • Info-Metrics Institute: Two-Day Info-Metrics Tutorial (July 2012, July 2013)
  • American University: Five-Day Info-Metrics Tutorial (July 2011)
  • Mongolian Central Bank and Ministry of Finance; New and Information-Theoretic Econometrics – Training on analyzing complex and incomplete data (June, 2007).
  • The Netherlands Network of Economics, one/two week course on New and Information-Theoretic Econometrics (May, 1997; June, 2001; June, 2004).

  • The Scandinavia Network of Universities, one week course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (Copenhagen, May, 1999).
  • The Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, one week course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (Munich, Germany, July, 1999).

  • Economic Research Service – USDA, one week course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (Washington, DC, October 2000).
  • UC Berkeley, two weeks course on New and Maximum Entropy Econometrics (1996, 1998).