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Emeritus Professor Bill Griffiths

BAgEc (New England), PhD (Illinois)

Elected: 1995

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: econometrics, bayesian inference, inequality, statistics


Professor William Griffiths is Professor of Econometrics at the University of Melbourne. His recent research involves applications of bayesian inference to economic models, particularly those that involve seemingly unrelated regressions, inequality constraints and the measurement of income inequality.


  • Griffiths, W.E. (2002) Bayesian Inference in the Seemingly Unrelated Regressions Model, In Computer-Aided Econometrics. Giles, D.E.A. (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker.
  • Griffiths, W.E. (2001) Heteroskedasticity, In Companion in Econometrics. Baltagi, B. (eds.). London: Basil Blackwell.
  • Hill, R.C, Griffiths, W.E. and Judge, G.G. (2001) Undergraduate Econometrics. New York: John Wiley ansd Sons.
  • Griffiths, W.E., and Zhao, X. (2000) A Unified Approach to Sensitivity Analysis in Equilibrium Displacement Models; Comment, American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
  • Zhao, X., Griffiths, W.E., Griffith, G.R. and Mullen J.D. (2000) Probability Distributions of Economic Surplus Changes: The Case of Technical Change in the Australian Wool Industry, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 44:107-127.


Email: b.griffiths [at] unimelb.edu.au
Mobile: 0422 485 983
Work Phone: 03 8344 3622

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