Francis Diebold

Paul F. and Warren S. Miller Professor of Economics
School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Professor of Finance and Statistics
The Wharton School

In addition to his academic appointments, Frank Diebold is the co-director of the Financial Institutions Center at the Wharton School, a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the president of the Society for Financial Econometrics. He has published extensively in econometrics, forecasting, finance, and macroeconomics, and served on the editorial boards of numerous leading journals. He is an elected fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Statistical Association, the recipient of Sloan, Guggenheim, and Humboldt fellowships, and a founding member of the Oliver Wyman Institute. Diebold lectures actively worldwide and has received several prizes for outstanding teaching. He has held visiting appointments in economics and finance at Princeton University, Cambridge University, University of Chicago, London School of Economics, Johns Hopkins University, and New York University. From 1986 to 1989, he served as an economist under Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC, and from 2007 to 2008 he served as an executive director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He received a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School in 1981 and a doctorate in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania.