Francis X. Diebold

Paul F. and Warren S. Miller Professor of Economics; Professor of Finance and Statistics; and Co-Director, Financial Institutions Center, University of Pennsylvania; Faculty Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research


Francis X. Diebold


Ph.D., economics, University of Pennsylvania

Summary of Experience

Professor Diebold is a leader in financial and macroeconomic modeling, forecasting, and risk management and has extensive experience in academic, corporate, and policy circles. He has published more than 100 articles and 10 books and edited several volumes, including the leading text Elements of Forecasting, now in its third edition, and the volume of collected macroeconomic works Business Cycles: Durations, Dynamics, and Forecasting. He has received widespread recognition for his research, including election to advisory and editorial boards of many leading journals; election to fellowship in the American Statistical Association and the Econometric Society; and Sloan, Guggenheim, and Humboldt awards. Several articles summarizing his work have appeared in leading popular magazines, including Newsweek and The Economist. Professor Diebold has served on many boards and is consulted regularly by financial firms, central banks, and policy organizations worldwide. He is a founding member of the Mercer Oliver Wyman Institute, a cooperative undertaking between Mercer Oliver Wyman and the international academic community, whose mission is to facilitate and accelerate knowledge transfer between academia and the financial services industry.

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