• Margarida Brito

  • Research Area

    Semi and nonparametric Statistics

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: Paris VI University
    Year: 1987

  • Main research publications

    • Consistent estimation of the tail index for dependent data (with Ana Cristina Moreira Freitas) ", Statist. Probab. Lett. 80 (2010)
    • Edgeworth expansion for an estimator of the adjustment coefficient (with Ana Cristina Moreira Freitas) ", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics 43 (2008)
    • Week convergence of a bootstrap geometric-type estimator with applications to risk theory (with Ana Cristina Moreira Freitas) ", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics 38 (2006)
    • Multidimensional stability and strong limiting behaviour of intermediate order statistics (with Marie Françoise Barme-Delcroix) ", Journal of Multivariate Analysis 79 (2001)
    • A tail bootstrap procedure for estimating the tail Pareto-index (with Jean-Nöel Bacro) ", Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 71 (1998)
  • PhD Students

    • Estimation of the exponential tail-coefficient. Applications to risk theory. 2005

Research and Events


  • Research Seminar Program (RSP)
    2017/18 second session
    Room 2.5, DMat UC
    March 9, 2018
  • PhD Defense
    Muhammad Ali Khan - Statistical instability in chaotic dynamics
    Room 031, Dep. Mathematics, Univ. Porto
    March 9, 2018
  • PhD Defense
    Anderson Feitoza Leitão Maia - Sharp regularity for the inhomogeneous porous medium equation
    14:30 - Sala dos Capelos, Univ. Coimbra
    March 21, 2018
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Defended Theses

  • Forward-backward stochastic differential equations and applications
      Rui Manuel Tavares Pinto de Sá Pereira (January 2018)
      Evelina Shamarova
      Margarida Brito
  • Pseudomonads and descent
      Fernando Lucatelli Nunes (January 2018)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
  • Descent theory of (T,V)-categories: global-descent and étale-descent
      Pier Giorgio Basile (September 2017)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
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