Dr Giampiero Marra

Position Lecturer in Statistics
Phone (external) +44 (0)20 7679 1864
Phone (internal) 41864
Email(*) giampiero.marra
Personal webpage http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucakgm0/
Themes Stochastic Modelling and Time SeriesBiostatisticsGeneral Theory and Methodology

* @ucl.ac.uk

Biographical Details

Giampiero Marra

Giampiero has been working as a Lecturer in Statistics at UCL since September 2010. After having graduated in Statistics and Economics at the University of Bologna in 2004, he worked as an econometrician and statistician for a consulting company and a multinational industry. In 2007, he was awarded an MSc in Statistics at UCL, and defended his PhD thesis at the University of Bath in November 2010.

Research Interests

Giampiero's current focus is on the development of semiparametric simultaneous equation estimation methods for observational studies affected by unmeasured/unobservable confounding (also known as endogeneity), heterogeneity and sample selection, and generalized additive and spatio-temporal modelling for economic, environmental and biostatistical applications.

Selected publications

  • Marra G, Radice R (2011), Estimation of a Semiparametric Recursive Bivariate Probit Model in the Presence of Endogeneity, Canadian Journal of Statistics, 39(2), 259-279, SemiParBIVProbit R package.
  • Marra G, Wood SN (2012), Coverage Properties of Confidence Intervals for Generalized Additive Model Components, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 39(1), 53-64.