Alejandro Islas

Division of Actuarial Science, Statistics and Mathematics
Department of Statistics

Alejandro Islas

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level II)

He has been a full Professor and Researcher in the Department of Statistics at ITAM since 2001. He has a Bachelor and a Master degree in Mathematics from UAM, as well as, a Master degree in Statistics from Iowa State University. He received his Ph.D. from The University of New Mexico in economics. He is a member of the National System of Researchers, level I. He has been visitor professor at Texas A&M University (Bush School) and The University of New Mexico. He has been advisor in projects for SEDESOL, CONACYT/BIRF and UNDP Mexico. His research focuses on interdisciplinary research questions related to finance, labor market, environment and health economics. 

Academic Studies

BS in Mathematics, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
MS Mathematics, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
MS Statistics, Iowa State University, USA
PhD in Economics, University of New Mexico, USA


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Topics of Interest

  • Statistics applied to finance
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Multivariate analysis

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