Ali Habibnia

PhD Candidate in Statistics & Graduate Teaching Assistant

Researcher @ LSE Systemic Risk Centre & LSE Time Series Analysis Group




           Department of Statistics
      London School of  Economics
           Houghton Street
           London, WC2A 2AE
           United Kingdom


           Phone:       +44 (0)7737842985

           Email:         A.Habibnia (at)





Current research:   Nonlinear Forecasting Using a Large Number of Predictors.

                                   Econometric Modeling of Connectedness in Financial Markets and Systemic Risk.

                                   (sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council and the LSE Systemic Risk Centre )

Research interests

  • Big Data Econometrics
  • Statistical Machine Learning
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Economic Networks
  • Macroeconometrics


Office Hour: Tuesday 2:30-3:30pm at CATS (TW1 U11 Centre for the Analysis of Time Series)

Class Teaching:

2014 - 2015: ST304 (Time Series and Forecasting), ST211 (Applied Regression)

2013 - 2014: ST102 (Elementary Statistical Theory), ST211 (Applied Regression), ST304 (Time Series and Forecasting)

2012 - 2013: ST107 (Quantitative Methods)



  • A Matlab Quick Review: pdf


             Time & Location: Sep 2014 @ LSE, Nonlinear time series analysis - thresholding and beyond: a conference in honour of  Professor Howell Tong.

             Time & Location: 27 Mar 2013 at 9:30am @ Lancaster University 36th Conference in Probability, Statistics.

             Time & Location: 31 Oct 2012 at 17:00 - 18:00 @ LSE Time Series Reading Group.

             Time & Location: 7 Jan 2013 at 8:00 - 17:00 @ IRAN - Fifth Conference on Development of Financing System in Iran


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