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Personal Statement

Gary Koop is a Professor of Economics at the University of Strathclyde. His research speciality is Bayesian econometrics and he is willing to supervise PhD students in this field.  Information about Gary can be found on his website:



Expertise & Capabilities

Bayesian time series econometrics

Bayesian shrinkage methods for macroeconomics in data-rich environments

Bayesian methods for macroeconomic forecasting with Big Data

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Bayesian inference Mathematics
Econometrics Mathematics
Macroeconomics Mathematics
Time-varying Mathematics
Vector Autoregression Mathematics
Model Mathematics
Bayesian Model Averaging Mathematics
Inflation Mathematics

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Projects 2006 2013

Research Output 2001 2019

An empirical assessment of recent challenges in today's financial markets

Beckmann, J., Czudaj, R. L. & Koop, G., 28 Feb 2019, In : Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 66, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

financial market

Bayesian Econometric Methods

Chan, J., Koop, G., Poirier, D. J. & Tobias, J. L., 15 Aug 2019, 2nd ed. Cambridge. 484 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Bayesian econometrics
Econometric methods
Markov chain Monte Carlo methods
Autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity


Real options and strategic interactions in imperfectly competitive markets

Author: Owatemi, D. S., 1 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Dickson, A. (Supervisor) & Koop, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Award for Best Paper in 2015 for Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics

Gary Koop (Recipient) & Markus Jochmann (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Award for Best Paper in 2015 in Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics

Gary Koop (Recipient), 23 Mar 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2000 2020

Exchange Rate Predictability and Dynamic Bayesian Learning

Gary Koop (Speaker)
7 Nov 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

External Examiner on PhD

Gary Koop (Examiner)
11 Nov 2019

Activity: Examination typesExamination