Tasmanian School of Business & Economics

Firmin Doko Tchatoka

Firmin  Doko Tchatoka

Dr Firmin Doko Tchatoka

Lecturer - Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Montreal (UdeM), Canada, MA (Statistics ENSEA-Abidjan) Cô te dIvoire, BS (Statistics and Planning) Benin, BS (Mathematics) Benin.

Contact Details

Contact Campus Sandy Bay Campus
Building Faculty of Business, Commerce Building
Room Reference Level 2, Room 211
Telephone +61 3 6226 7226
Fax +61 3 6226 7587
Email Firmin.DokoTchatoka@utas.edu.au


  • Instrument endogeneity and identification-robust tests: Some analytical results (with Jean-Marie Dufour Doko Tchatoka, Firmin 2008 * Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 138 2649-2661


Firmin joined the School of Economics and Finance at the University of Tasmania in 2010. He obtained a PhD in economics from University of Montreal (UdeM), Canada in 2010, a M.A in Statistics from ENSEA-Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, in 2004, a B.S in Statistics and planning from National Institute of Economics, Benin 2000, and a B.S in Mathematics from National University of Benin, 1999. Firmin has worked as a limited term Assistant Professor at the University of Sherbrooke, Canada and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at McGill University, Canada.

Research Areas

  • Econometric Theory and Applied Econometrics
  • Statistics
  • Financial Econometrics

Research Interests

  • Weak instruments problems
    • Finite- and large-sample inference (tests and confidence sets)
    • Tests for exogeneity and partial exogeneity
    • Subset hypotheses testing
    • Weak instrument robust Tests for Contagions
  • Time series analysis methods in econometrics
    • Nonparametric measures of persistence
  • Invariant tests and invariance in models
  • estimated by pseudo-likelihood and generalized method-of-moments methods
  • Tests for structural change in econometric models
  • Applications in macroeconometrics and finance

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