Carlos Carvalho

  • Professor
  • La Quinta Centennial Professor
  • Executive Director of the Salem Center for Policy
  • Statistics and Data Sciences
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La Quinta Centennial Professor in Business Carlos M. Carvalho joined The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. Previously he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research focuses on Bayesian statistics in complex, high-dimensional problems with applications ranging from finance to genetics. Some of his current projects include work on large-scale factor models, graphical models, Bayesian model selection, particle filtering and stochastic volatility models. Dr. Carvalho is also a professor of statistics at McCombs, as well as the Executive Director of the Salem Center for Policy. 


Fields of Interest

  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Causal Inference
  • Time Series Analysis


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Duke University, 2006