Professor Anil K. Bera
Professor of Economics, University of Illinois
Urbana–Champaign’s Department of Economics
Professor Bera is an eminent econometrician, best known for developing the Jarque-Bera test of normal distribution in collaboration with Carlos Jarque. Professor Bera is a post-graduate from ISI Kolkata and completed his doctoral research at Australian National University. He has published extensively and is named in the List of Teachers Rated as Excellent almost every semester he teaches. He received the Economics Graduate Students’ Organization (EGSO) Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching eight times since 1989, the College of Commerce Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching in 1991 and Honorable Mention of the Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching in 2005.