John Denis Sargan 1924–1996

David F. Hendry

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2003 | ISBN: 9780197263020
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734199 | DOI:

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

John Denis Sargan 1924–1996

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Denis Sargan was the leading British econometrician of his generation, playing a central role in establishing the technical basis for modern time-series econometric analysis. In a distinguished career spanning more than forty years as a teacher, researcher, and practitioner, particularly during the period that he was Professor of Econometrics at the LSE, Denis transformed both the role of econometrics in the analysis of macroeconomic time series, and the teaching of econometrics.

Keywords: econometrician; time-series analysis; econometric analysis; biography; obituary

Chapter.  9913 words. 

Subjects: Theory, Methods, and Historiography

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