P. Richard Hahn is Assistant Professor of Econometrics and Statistics. His research develops computational methods for modeling complex real-world data, with a focus on behavioral data. He has developed methods and models for analyzing such diverse data as corporate accounting time series, handwriting samples, and behavioral game theory experiments. .
Outside of academia, Hahn has statistical consulting experience in political campaign data mining, analysis of multivariate accounting time series with a team from Deloitte, and designing recommender system engines as a former intern at Yahoo! Research.
Hahn earned his PhD in statistical science from Duke University. Previously, he earned a MSc in mathematics with operations research and statistics option from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and a BA in economics-philosophy from Columbia University.
When not working, Hahn enjoys cycling and reading books on intellectual history, particularly biographies of scientists, philosophers and mathematicians.