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Jan magnus is visiting professor at the department of Econometrics and Operations Research of the Vrije Universiteit and he is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Econometrics & Operations Research, Tilburg University. He is research fellow of CentER and the Tinbergen Institute. Magnus is (co)author of nine books and over one hundred scientific papers. 


His current interests are mainly model averaging, sensitivity analysis, catastrophe, and sport statistics.

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Bayesian Model Averaging Mathematics
Normal Mixture Mathematics
Least Squares Estimation Mathematics
Expected Utility Mathematics
Uncertainty Mathematics
Weighted Average Mathematics
Generalized Linear Model Mathematics
Latent Variables Mathematics

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Research Output 2014 2018

Grade expectations: Rationality and overconfidence

Magnus, J. R. & Peresetsky, A. A. 12 Jan 2018 In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, January, p. 1-10 10 p., 2346

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The estimation of normal mixtures with latent variables

Magnus, G. & Magnus, J. R. 6 Feb 2018 In : Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Normal Mixture
Latent Variables
Factor Models
Second derivative
Posterior distribution

Weighted-average least squares estimation of generalized linear models

De Luca, G., Magnus, J. R. & Peracchi, F. 1 May 2018 In : Journal of Econometrics. 204, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Least Squares Estimation
Weighted Average
Generalized Linear Model
Least Squares

Grade Expectations: Rationality and Overconfidence

Magnus, J. R. & Peresetsky, A. A. 2017 Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 28 p.(TI Discussion Paper Series; vol. 17, no. 054/III)

Research output: Working paper

Weighted-Average Least Squares Estimation of Generalized Linear Models

de Luca, G., Magnus, J. R. & Peracchi, F. 2017 Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 36 p.(TI Discussion Paper Series; no. 17-029/III )

Research output: Working paper