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Christopher A. Sims
Nobel Prize 2011-Press Conference KVA-DSC 7720.jpg
Sims in 2011
Born
Christopher Albert Sims

October 21, 1942 (1942-10-21) (age 78)
Nationality United States
Institution Princeton University
Yale University
University of Minnesota
Harvard University
Field Macroeconomics
Econometrics
Time series
Alma mater Harvard University (AB, PhD)
Doctoral
advisor
Hendrik S. Houthakker
Doctoral
students
Lars Peter Hansen
Harald Uhlig
Contributions Use of vector autoregression
Awards Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2011)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Christopher Albert "Chris" Sims (born October 21, 1942) is an American econometrician and macroeconomist. He is currently the John J.F. Sherrerd '52 University Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Together with Thomas J. Sargent, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2011.

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