Antonio F. Galvao

Professor of Economics

Antonio Galvao

McClelland Hall 401CC
1130 East Helen Street 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 

Areas of Expertise

  • Econometric theory
  • Applied econometrics


PhD in Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

Antonio Galvao joined the Eller College of Management as professor in 2017 after previously teaching at the University of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned his PhD in Economics in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on econometric theory and applied econometrics. He is particularly interested in models for quantile regression and panel data and has been working on developing the use of quantile preferences in economic models.


  • ECON 418/518 Introduction to Econometrics
  • ECON 520 Theory of Quantitative Methods in Economics


  • “Measurement errors in quantile regression models” (with Sergio Firpo and Suyong Song), Journal of Econometrics, 198, 146–164. 2017.

  • “Smoothed quantile regression for panel data” (with Kengo Kato), Journal of Econometrics, 193, 92–112, 2016.

  • “Asymptotics for panel quantile regression models with individual effects” (with Kengo Kato and Gabriel Montes-Rojas), Journal of Econometrics, 170, 76–91, 2012.

  • “Estimation of censored quantile regression for panel data with fixed effects” (with Carlos Lamarche and Luiz Lima), Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108, 1075–1089, 2013.

  • “Quantile regression for dynamic panel data with fixed effects,” Journal of Econometrics, 164, 142–157, 2011.