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Leon Wegge

Education

  • Ph.D., MIT, 1963
  • Katholieke Universiteit van Leuven, 1951-59
  • (all B.A. equivalents and one M.A.)
  • Licentiate Commercial and Financial Science, 1955
  • Graduate Actuarial Sciences, 1955
  • Baccalaureate Thomistical Philosophy, 1957
  • Licentiate Economic Sciences, 1958
  • Examination Preparatory to the Degree of Actuary, 1957

About

Departmental

  • Chair, Graduate Study and Research Committee, 1973-74
  • Member, Graduate Study and Research Committee, 1971-72, 1974-76
  • Advisor, Graduate Students and Graduate Student Ph.D. Committees, 1976-present

University

  • L&S Committee on Courses of Instruction, 1971-72
  • Elections Committee, 1973-75, Chair 1974-75, Academic Senate, developed computer program to count ballots by Hare System
  • Grade Changes Committee, 1976-78, Chair 1977-78, Academic Senate
  • Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Statistics, Member 1977
  • L&S College Personnel Committee Member 1982-85

Professional Activities

  • Associate editor for Journal of International Economics, 1969-1984.
  • Refereed papers for Econometrica, International Economic Review, Journal of the American Statistical Association.
  • Member of the American Economic Association, The Econometric Society and the American Statistical Association.

Research Focus

  • General Economics
  • EconometricsInternational
  • Trade Theory

Selected Publications

General Economics

Econometric Theory

International Economic Theory

Mathematics

WORKING PAPERS under Revision

  • 1970 Leon L. Wegge, The Minmax Representation of the Small Country Economy, Working Paper #6, Department of Economics, University of California ,Davis.
  • 1981 Leon L. Wegge, ARMAX-Model Parameter Identification without and with latent variables, Working Paper #178, Department of Economics, University of California ,Davis.
  • 1992 Leon L. Wegge, Testing (p,q) in the Armax(p.q)-Model, Working Paper #402, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis.
  • 1992 Leon L. Wegge, Identifiability of the Arma(p,q)-Model, Working Paper #403, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis.
  • 1996 Leon L. Wegge, Global Identifiability Under Uncorrelated Residuals, 1996, Department of Econonmics, University of California, Davis
  • 2012 Leon L. Wegge, Armax(p,r,q) Parameter Identifiablity without Coprimeness, Department of Economics Working Paper 1217, University of California, Davis.
  • 2019 Leon L. Wegge, Variable Specific Constant Elasticities of Substitution in Production, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis.

LIMITED DISTRIBUTION

  • 1976 Estimates of Future Electricity Demand in California and Analysis of Utility Forecasts, 1976-95," Electricity Forecasting and Planning Report, Vol. II, Chapter II, California Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, contains Leon L. Wegge's contribution to model design and forecasting, during Summer 1976, with A. Goett, principal author.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • 1971 Leon L. Wegge on Quantitative International Eocnomics, by E. E. Leamer and R. M. Stern, in Journal of International Economics,
  • 1980 Leon Wegge on Studies in Nonlinear Estimation by Goldfeld and Quandt. In Journal of the American Statistical Association, March 1980, 239-241.
  • 1990 Leon L. Wegge on Statistical Foundation of Econometric Modelling by Aris Spanos, Journal of the American Statistical Association, March 1990, 255-256.