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Prof. Dr. Roxana Halbleib

Head of the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics


Prof. Dr. Roxana Halbleib (née Chiriac) studied Economics at the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania, and at University of Konstanz. After obtaining her doctoral degree in Econometrics in 2010 from the University of Konstanz, she went to the Université libre de Bruxelles in Belgium for a one-year post-doc. Between 2011 and 2020, she was post-doc researcher at the Chair of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Konstanz. Moreover, between 2011 and 2016, she was Margarete von Wrangell Research Fellow and between 2013 and 2019, Zukunftskolleg Fellow at the University of Konstanz. 

Her research interests are at the junction between econometrics, data science, finance and computational statistics. For her research results, in 2017, she was awarded with the Wolfgang-Wetzel-Award of the German Statistical Society. Starting with 2019 she has been admitted in the Heisenberg Programme of the German Science Foundation. Since May 1, 2020 she is W3-Professor of Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Freiburg.

Curriculum Vitae


Mailing address:

Chair of Statistics and Econometrics
Institute of Economics
University of Freiburg
79085 Freiburg


Chair of Statistics and Econometrics
Institute of Economics
University of Freiburg
Rempartstr. 16
Office: 01020
79098 Freiburg

Phone: +49 761 203-2332


Office hours:

  • by appointment
  • 8 slots of 15 minutes each
  • Online via BigBlueButton (BBB) or in presence
  • Please contact Ms Hupfer ( until Wednesday 4pm (before the desired appointment) to book one or more slots and specify what you prefer: BBB or presence.



Research Interests

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Risk Estimation and Forecasting
  • Intrinsic Time / Stochastic Subordinated Processes
  • (Ultra) High Frequency Data
  • High Dimensional Data Analysis
  • Simulation-based Estimation Methods


Peer-reviewed Publications


Other Publications


Edited Books


Working Papers

  • Dao-Siebel T., Halbleib, R., Holstiege J., Graw K., Müller C., Matzarakis A. and Lamy E., Association between Climate Indicators and Hay Fever in Children and Adolescents in Freiburg, Germany
  • Halbleib, R., Kazak E. and Pohlmeier W. Bagged Forecast Combination for Tail Risk Measures
  • Dimitriadis, T., Halbleib, R. ,Polivka J., Rennspies J., Streicher S. and Wolter A. F., "Efficient Estimation of Realized Variance in Time-Changed Diffusion Process", 2022
  • Calzolari, G., Halbleib, R. and Mücher, C., "Sequential Estimation of Multivariate Factor Stochastic Volatility Models", 2021
  • Calzolari, G. and Halbleib, R., "Modelling and Forecasting Covariance Matrices: A Simple Model with Stochastic Volatility Latent Factors", 2021