Timothy Christensen

Assistant Professor of Economics, NYU Economics


Timothy Christensen joined New York University as Assistant Professor of Economics in July 2014.  Christensen’s primary research areas in econometric theory and financial econometrics, with a particular emphasis on nonparametric methods. His current research interests include developing econometric methods to help analyze asset pricing models, as well as optimal and adaptive estimation of nonparametric models.  He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and holds degrees in Mathematics and Finance from the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology.

Research Interests

  • Theoretical Econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics.

Courses Taught

  • Topics in Econometrics (Undergraduate)