Jean-Pierre Florens

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Jean-Pierre Florens
Born(1947-07-06)6 July 1947
Marseille, France
🏳️ NationalityFrance
💼 Occupation

Jean-Pierre Florens (born 6 July 1947) is an influential French econometrician at Toulouse School of Economics.[1][2] He is known for his research on Bayesian inference, econometrics of stochastic processes, causality, and frontier estimation.


Jean Pierre Florens was born in Marseille in 1947, France. He completed his undergraduate studies in economics, political science, and mathematics at the Aix-Marseille University. He pursued graduate studies in mathematics at the University of Rouen. Florens is a fellow of the Econometric Society.[3] He advised more than 50 Ph.D. students including many influential scholars.[1][2]


Florens has written 3 books and over 100 articles.[4]

Books by Jean-Pierre Florens[edit]

  • Elements of Bayesian Statistics (Ed.), Marcel Dekker, 1990 (with Michel Mouchart and Jean-Marie Rolin).
  • Econometric Modeling and Inference, Cambridge University Press, 2007 (with Velayoudom Marimoutou and Anne Peguin-Feissolle).


  1. 1.0 1.1 "ET Interview: Jean-Pierre Florens".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Interview by Pr Florens in Econometric Theory".
  3. "Econometric Society".
  4. "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF).

External links[edit]

The subject passes several WP:PROF criteria:[edit]

1) Florens is a fellow of Econometric society, a major scholarly society which reserves fellow status as a highly selective honor, see;

2) Right from its inception in 1985, the journal Econometric Theory has featured the "ET Interviews". These are published interviews with key figures who have helped to shape the discipline of econometrics as we know it, see Florens gave the "ET Interview" recently, see

3) Eric Ghysels who already has a Wikipedia page, see, claims in that interview that Florens is one of the most influential French econometrician.

4) His books are well-known in the profession and are used at different academic institutions, see

5) He has several highly cited papers (by the Econometric Theory standards):

His name and works are already mentioned at several Wikipedia pages:

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