Prof. Ehud Makov

Ehud Makov

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D., University College, London University, 1984

Rabin building, Room: 8066

+972-4-8249620 (3620)

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Ehud Makov

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D., University College, London University, 1984

Rabin building, Room: 8066

+972-4-8249620 (3620)

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Short Bio

Udi Makov  is a professor of statistics. He is the director of the Actuarial Program and the founder and head of the Actuarial Research Centre, both at the University of Haifa. He is an academic member of the Israeli Association of Actuaries and a member of the Royal Statistical Society; UK. Professor Makov graduated in Industrial Engineering and Management  from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, and obtained his M.Sc in Operational Research from the same institute. His Ph.D, in Mathematical Statistics, is from the University of London (University College). Professor Makov's fields of research are non-life Insurance, with particular emphasis on credibility, loss- reserves and usage based insurance, risk measures, portfolio optimization, mortality projections and Bayesian statistics.  

Research interests

Actuary and finance, Bayesian statistics.    

Selected Publications

  • Smith, A. F. M.; Makov, U. E. (1978). A quasi-Bayes sequential procedure for mixtures. J. Roy. Statist. Soc. Ser. B 40, no. 1, 106–112.
  • Smith, A. F. M.; Makov, Udi E. (1981). Unsupervised learning for signal versus noise. IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory 27, no. 4, 498–500.
  • Titterington, D. M.; Smith, A. F. M.; Makov, U. E. (1985). Statistical Analysis of Finite Mixture Distributions. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester.
  • George, E. I.; Makov, U. E.; Smith, A. F. M. (1993). Conjugate likelihood distributions. Scand. J. Statist. 20, no. 2, 147–156.
  • Makov, Udi E. (1994). Some aspects of Bayesian loss-robustness. J. Statist. Plann. Inference 38, no. 3, 359–370.
  • Fienberg, Stephen E; Makov, Udi E. (1998). Confidentiality, uniqueness, and disclosure limitation for categorical data. Journal of Official Statistics 14, 385-397.
  • Landsman, Zinoviy; Makov, Udi E. (2000). On credibility evaluation and the tail area of the exponential dispersion family. Insurance Math. Econom. 27, no. 3, 277–283.
  • Chan, Jennifer S. K.; Choy, S. T. Boris; Makov, Udi E. (2008). Robust Bayesian analysis of loss reserves data using the generalized-t distribution. Astin Bull. 38, no. 1, 207–230.
  • Makov, Udi (2013). Actuarial credibility theory and Bayesian statistics—the story of a special evolution. Bayesian theory and applications, 546–553, Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford.
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