Paul Newbold

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Paul Newbold
Born(1945-08-12)12 August 1945
Died18 November 2016(2016-11-18) (aged 71)
InstitutionUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
University of Nottingham
Time series analysis
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
London School of Economics
InfluencesGeorge E. P. Box
Clive Granger
Spurious Regression

Paul Newbold (12 August 1945 – 18 November 2016[citation needed]) was a British economist known for his contributions to econometrics and time series analysis. His most famous contribution was a 1974 paper co-authored with Clive Granger which introduced the concept of spurious regressions.[1]

Newbold earned his B.Sc. from London School of Economics and his Ph.D. under supervision of George E. P. Box at University of Wisconsin–Madison. He later was a professor most notable at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and the University of Nottingham.[2]


  1. ^ Granger, C. W. J. & Newbold, P. (1974). "Spurious regressions in econometrics". Journal of Econometrics. 2 (2): 111–120. CiteSeerX doi:10.1016/0304-4076(74)90034-7.
  2. ^ Tribute to Paul Newbold Archived 2014-10-05 at the Wayback Machine[This reference does not work. I have checkedit.]