Geir Drage Berentsen

Associate Professor Geir Drage Berentsen

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Time Series & Longitudinal Data Measures of Dependence Spatial Models Computational Statistics
Geir Drage Berentsen received his PhD in statistics from the University of Bergen in 2013 on a dissertation concerning the modelling and measurement of nonlinear dependence between random variables.  In 2013 – 2016 he worked as a consultant in Safetec Nordic AS, a company that supplies a wide range of risk management services. He then returned to the Department of Mathematics working as a postdoctor.
He is now an Assistant Professor at NHH, and his research interests include count time series, longitudinal data and spatial models with applications in finance, medicine and econometrics.

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Berentsen, Geir Drage; Bulla, Jan; Maruotti, Antonello; Støve, Bård Modelling clusters of corporate defaults: Regime-switching models significantly reduce the contagion source The Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C (Applied Statistics); page 1 - 25; 2022
Otneim, Håkon; Berentsen, Geir Drage; Tjøstheim, Dag Bjarne Local Lead–Lag Relationships and Nonlinear Granger Causality: An Empirical Analysis Entropy Volume 24 (3); page 1 - 18; 2022
Sleire, Anders Daasvand; Støve, Bård; Otneim, Håkon; Berentsen, Geir Drage; Tjøstheim, Dag Bjarne; Haugen, Sverre Hauso Portfolio allocation under asymmetric dependence in asset returns using local Gaussian correlations Finance Research Letters; page 1 - 9; 2021
Mannseth, Janne; Berentsen, Geir Drage; Skaug, Hans Julius; Lie, Rolv T.; Moster, Dag Variation in use of Caesarean section in Norway: An application of spatio-temporal Gaussian random fields Scandinavian Journal of Public Health (8 pages); 2021
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Research areas at the department

Main: Data Science and Analytics
Secondary: Investments, Insurance and Household Finance