Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor of Economics.
Ranked 37th in “The Econometricians’ Hall of Fame” [See Baltagi (1998), Econometric Theory, 14‐4].
Ranked top 100 between 1989–2006 [See Baltagi (2007), Econometric Theory],
Fellow: Society for Economic Measurement (SEM), 2015.
Fellow: American Statistical Association, 2011 –.
Fellow: Royal Statistical Society (FRS), 1992 –.
Fellow: Journal of Econometrics, 1989 –.
Editor and Managing Editor: Econometric Reviews, 1987 –.
Advisory Board, Journal of Risk and Financial Management
Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Economic Studies, 2010 – Present
Chair: Info‐Metrics Prize Committee, 2013‐2015, Infometrics Institute, Washington, D.C.
Scientific Committee: Inaugural Meetings of SEM, Chicago, August 2014
Scientific Committee of the 18th International Panel Data Conference, London (2013) and Tokyo (2014)
Scientific Committee and Co‐organizer: Poverty Reduction in Asia Conference, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, August 2013
Advisory Board: Info‐Metrics Institute, American University
Member of the Council: Society for Economic Measurement
Member, Inequality: Measurement, Interpretation, and Policy Network of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO)
Member, The Advisory Board, NAFTA: Law and Business Review of the Americas, 1995‐ 2008
Program Chair Elect (2004), Program Chair (2005), American Statistical Association, Business & Economics Section, 2004‐2005
Member, The Econometric Society, American Statistical Association (Executive Committee, B&E Section, 2005), Institute of Mathematical Statistics, American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society, European Economic Association
Member: Founding Core Committee, The Econometric Foundation (A new International association in Econometrics)
Awarded plaque commemorating recognition as the “Outstanding Scholar 1990‐1991” by Iranian Scholars Association, May 13, 1991