Category Archives: lars peter hansen

“Generalized Method of Moments”: A Brief History

By Douglas Clement, Editor, The Region In March 1979, Lars Peter Hansen, a young Ph.D. fresh out of the University of Minnesota, submitted a paper to the prestigious Econometrica. It described a statistical methodology that, in its final form, would … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Laureate Visits Montezuma Creek’s Navajo Schools

On April 1st, Dr. Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics, dropped by for a short visit at Whitehorse High School and Montezuma Creek Elementary, both in Montezuma Creek, Utah.   At the high school, he spent time with … Continue reading

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Lars Peter Hansen: My Visits to Elementary Schools

by Lars Peter Hansen, PhD My brother Roger [web host for TRW] is doing considerable work in the northern region of the Navajo Nation, located near the Four Corners of the southwestern USA.  He asked if could talk to students … Continue reading

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Kudos for Lars Peter Hansen

By Thomas (Tom) J. Sargent, 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics [1] Lars Hansen is the gold standard as a scholar, teacher, referee, editor, and academic citizen.  His research work is unusually creative and innovative, while also being very respectful … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Laureate Lars Peter Hansen’s Autobiography

My brother Lars recently wrote an autobiography for the Nobel Prize Committee.  I’ve posted it here.

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Hanging Out with a Nobel Prize Laureate

I extended my “15 minutes of fame” for a few more moments by hanging out with my brother–Nobel Prize Laureate Lars Peter Hansen–for two days.  And the experience was certainly different. On 6 Mar 2014, I picked up Lars at … Continue reading

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Presidential Lecture at Founder’s Day at Utah State University

My brother, Lars Peter Hansen–2013 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics, recently gave the Distinguished Presidential Lecture (during Founder’s Day) at Utah State University.  His talk titled “Consequences of Uncertainty” can be viewed here.  The first few minutes are devoted to … Continue reading

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