Francis X. Diebold
Professor Diebold is also Co-Director of the Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and President of the Society for Financial Econometrics. He has published extensively in econometrics, forecasting, finance and macroeconomics, and he has served on the editorial boards of numerous leading journals. He is an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Statistical Association, and the recipient of Sloan, Guggenheim, and Humboldt fellowships. He is a founding member of the Oliver Wyman Institute, a cooperative undertaking between Oliver Wyman and the international academic community, whose mission is to facilitate and accelerate knowledge transfer between academia and the financial services industry. Diebold lectures actively, worldwide, and has received several prizes for outstanding teaching. He has held visiting appointments in Economics and Finance at Princeton University, Cambridge University, the University of Chicago, the London School of Economics, Johns Hopkins University, and New York University. During 1986-1989 he served as an economist under Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC, and during 2007-2008 he served as an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He received his B.S. from the Wharton School in 1981 and his Ph.D. in 1986, also from the University of Pennsylvania.