CROUX Christophe, PhD

Head of Data Science, Economics and Finance Faculty - Professor & Co-Director of the MSc in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Speciality : Data Science
Expertise : Mathematical and computational statistics, marketing modelling, applied econometrics

EDHEC Business School
24 avenue Gustave Delory, CS 50411,
59057 Roubaix Cedex 1 - France

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Christophe Croux, Ph.D, is Professor of Data Science and Co-Director of the MSc in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligenceat EDHEC Business School. He was a professor in statistics and econometrics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (1995-2001) and the KU Leuven (2001-2017). The research he conducted was on mathematical and computational statistics, marketing modelling, and applied econometrics. He was the supervisor of more than 15 PhD students, and is author of more than 100 papers in international journals.  His current research activity is on the detection of   anomalies in large and complex data sets, and the development of forecasting methods for big data. He will mainly teach in the newly created MsC in Data Analytics and Digital Business.

Main academic publications

European Journal of Operational Research (2021), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2020), Statistics (2019), Statistical Methods and Applications (2018), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (2018), Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics (2017), Econometrics and Statistics (2017), Journal of Econometric Methods (2017), Journal of Applied Statistics (2017), Journal of the American Statistical Association (2017, 2002, 1994,1993), Journal of Banking and Finance (2017), European Journal of Operational Research (2016, 2009), International Journal of Forecasting (2016, 2008), Energy Economics (2016 ; 2020), Journal of Forecasting (2016, 2010), Journal of Retailing (2016), International Journal of Research in Marketing (2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2007), Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2017, 2015, 2012, 2010),  Annals of Applied Statistics (2013),  Technometrics (2013), Statistics and Computing (2012, 2003) Biometrics (2012, 2006),  Journal of Empirical Finance (2011), Journal of Financial Econometrics (2011),  Journal of Graphical and Computational Statistics (2010), Stata Journal (2009), Journal of Service Research (2009), Journal of Machine Learning Research (2008),  Journal of Marketing Research (2006), Journal of Multivariate Analysis (1994, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009),  Review of Economics and Statistics (2001),  Biometrika (2000),  The Annals of Statistics (1994)

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EDHEC Publications

European Journal of Operational Research, June 2021
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 173, May 2020, Pages 270-296
Statistics - A Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics, Volume 53, 2019 - Issue 3