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Saeed Heravi

Professor Saeed Heravi

Professor in Quantitative Methods

Cardiff Business School

Email
HeraviS@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 29208 75787
Campuses
Aberconway Building, Room E24, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Overview

Saeed Heravi is professor of quantitative analysis at Cardiff Business School. He obtained his PhD in Statistics from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 1986. Since then he has held full-time posts in different universities as Researcher \ Lecturer \ Senior Lecturer and Reader.  During this time, he has taught various quantitative courses and his research activities includes applied statistics, time series analysis, forecasting and computing. He has a broad knowledge of statistical modelling techniques, particularly non-linear and non-stationary time series. Prior to joining the Cardiff Business School, he was actively involved in a number of research projects with the University of Manchester and Reading University. These projects include research on the theory and applications of non-linear time series models, data revisions, modelling European industrial production and a series of articles analysing the accuracy of OECD forecasts. In addition, he has worked on a number of new areas, particularly on measuring consumer price index using scanner data. His current research includes forecasting with Singular Spectrum Analysis (SSA), Comparison of performance of various sampling schemes on price index estimation using the TNS dataset, Relation between violence on alcohol prices and Tourism forecasting.

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Adrannau llyfrau

  • Diewert, W. E., Heravi, S. and Silver, M. 2009. Hedonic imputation versus time dummy hedonic indexes. In: Diewert, W. E., Greenlees, J. S. and Hulten, C. R. eds. Price index concepts and measurement. NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth Vol. 70. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 161-202.
  • Heravi, S. and Silver, M. 2007. Different approaches to estimating hedonic indexes. In: Berndt, E. R. and Hulten, C. R. eds. Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches. Studies in Income & Wealth Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 235-268.
  • Silver, M. and Heravi, S. 2003. The measurement of quality-adjusted price changes. In: Feenstra, R. C. and Shapiro, M. D. eds. Scanner Data and Price Indexes. NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth Vol. 64. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 277-316.

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Research

PhD supervision research interests

  • Hedonic regression
  • Time series forecasting

Teaching

Teaching commitments

  • Applied Statistics and Mathematics in Economics and Business (undergraduate, year 1);
  • Inferential Statistics, Statistical Modelling & Survey Methods (undergraduate, year 2)