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A. Colin Cameron


  • Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, 1988
  • M.S., Statistics, Stanford University, 1982
  • B.Ec. (Hons.), Econometrics Australian National University, 1977


Colin Cameron is professor of economics at the University of California, Davis. He is also a member of the UCD Graduate Group in Statistics, a faculty member of the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care at UC Davis, serves on several university committees, and is a Visiting Professor at the School of Economics at the University of Sydney. He is associate editor of The Stata Journal. Dr. Cameron is the co-author of three graduate-level books in microeconometrics methods (Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications, Microeconometrics using Stata, and Regression Analysis of Count Data) and has presented many short courses around the world.

    Research Focus

    Dr. Cameron’s research focuses on econometrics. His research specialty is econometric theory for cross-section data, especially count data and models with clustered errors, and applications to labor economics and health economics data.

    Selected Publications

    • Cameron, C., and D. L. Miller. "A Practitioner's Guide to Cluster-Robust Inference." Journal of Human Resources 50.2 (2015): 317-372.
    • Cameron, C. “Inference for Health Econometrics: Inference, Model Tests, Diagnostics, Multiple Tests and Bootstrap” Encyclopaedia of Health Economics, Volume: Health Econometrics. Ed. A.J. Culyer. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014. 47-=–52.
    • Cameron, C., and P.K. Trivedi. Regression Analysis of Count Data, Second Edition, Econometric Society Monograph No. 53. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, May 2013.
    • Cameron, C., and P.K. Trivedi. Microeconometrics Using Stata, Stata Press. First edition, 2009, Revised First Edition, 2010.
    • Cameron, C., and P.K. Trivedi. Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications. New York: Cambridge University Press, May 2005.


    A. Colin Cameron teaches in the areas of econometrics and health economics. He currently teaches the undergraduate courses Analysis of Economic Data and Health Economics and the graduate course Econometric Foundations. He has also taught graduate courses in Econometric Methods and Cross-Section Econometrics and undergraduate courses in Econometrics, Intermediate Microeconomics and Labor Economics.


    Professor Cameron was awarded the Associated Students of UC Davis Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award in 2003-2004. He has also received from the Department of Economics at UC Davis the Thomas Mayer Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007 and the Steven M. Sheffrin Award for Contributions to Graduate Education in 2013. He was recognized with the Most Highly Cited Article in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics published in 2010–2012. His work has received over 35,000 Google Scholar citations.