Dr Peter Thomson

Adjunct Professor,
School of Economics and Finance

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Dr Thomson completed his PhD in statistics at the Australian National University in 1972 and, following many years as a senior academic, he jointly founded Statistics Research Associates Ltd (SRA) in 1999. He was an inaugural director (1999-2020) and remains an Associate of SRA.


  • BSc (Hons) University of Otago;
  • PhD (Statistics) Australian National University

Research interests

Dr Thomson's research interests are in the general area of time series analysis including forecasting, with application to economic, financial and geophysical time series. He has published widely in these areas and his consultancy practice is founded on this research and extensive applied experience.