Tore Schweder
Professor Emeritus

Department of Economics
Phone
+4722844303
Room
ES 1102
Available hours
By appointment
Username
Visiting address
Eilert Sundts hus buidling B
Moltke Moes vei 31
0851 Oslo
Postal address
P.O.Box 1095 Blindern
N0317 Oslo
Academic Interests
Statistical theory, statistical biology
Courses taught
 ECON 2130 Statistikk 1
 ECON4135 Applied statistics and econometrics
 ECON 5160 Stochastic modeling and analysis
Background
 Professor of statistics, Department of economics, University of Oslo, 1984
 Professor of statistics, University of Tromsø, 19811983
 Associate professor of statistics, University of Tromsø, 19761981
 Phd. (statistics), University of California  Berkeley, 1974
 Assistant professor, Department of mathematics, University of Oslo, 19711973
 Assistant professor, Department of economics, University of Oslo, 19691971
 Research Assistant, Department of mathematics, University of Oslo, 19671968
 Cand. real (statistics), University of Oslo, 1962
Positions held
 Senior scientist, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), 2003
 Member of the board, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, 20022008
 Chair, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 19992004
 Member, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, 1998
 Senior scientist, Norwegian Computing Center, 19982009
 Member of the board, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 19952004
 Delegate, International Whaling Commission, 1990
 Member, Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Committe, 1989
 Senior scientist, Norwegian Computing Center, 19861996
 Member, European Regional Committee, Bernoulli Society, 19861990
 Senior scientist, Statistics Norway, 19831984
 Associate Editor, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 19811990
 Chair, Norwegian Statistical Association, 19711972
Publications
 Lee Hsiang Liow,
Hans Julius Skaug ,Torbjørn Ergon and Tore Schweder "Global occurrence trajectories of microfossils: environmental volatility and the rise and fall of individual species" Paleobiology 36; 2010: 224252  Tore Schweder, Dinara Sadykova, David Rugh and William Koski "Population Estimates From Aerial Photographic Surveys of Naturally and Variably Marked Bowhead Whales" Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics 2010 15: 119
 Per Erik Jorde, Tore Schweder, JW Bickham, GH Givens, R. Suydam, D. Hunter and Nils Christian Stenseth, "Detecting genetic structure in migrating bowhead whales off the coast of Barrow, Alaska," Molecular Ecology, 2007: 19932004
 Tore Schweder and Rasmus Plenge Waagepetersen, "Likelihoodbased inference for clustered line transect data," Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 2006, 11:264279
 Hans J. Skaug, Nils Øien, Tore Schweder and Gjermund Bøthun, "Abundance of minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in the Northeast Atlantic: variability in time and space," Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 61, 2004, 870886
 Tore Schweder and Nils Lid Hjort, "Frequentist analogues of priors and posteriors," In B.P. Stigum, Econometrics and the philosophy of economics, Princeton University Press, 2003, 285317.
 Tore Schweder,"Abundance estimation from photoidentification data: confidence distributions and reduced likelihood for bowhead whales off Alaska," Biometrics 59, 2003, 976985
 Tore Schweder and Nils Lid Hjort, "Confidence and likelihood," Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 29, 2002, 309332
 Olaf Gjerløw Aasland, Øvind Ekeberg and Tore Schweder, "Suicide rates from 1960 to 1989 in Norwegian physicians compared with other educational groups," Social Science and Medicine 52, 2001, 259265
 Tore Schweder and Emil Spjøtvoll, "Pvalue plots to evaluate many tests simultaneously," Biometrika, 1982, 69: 493502
 Tore Schweder, "Composable Markov Processes," Journal of Applied Probability, 1970, 7: 40010

Namek, Sara; Schweder, Tore & Lie, Mons (2021). Pasienter nyretransplantert ved Ullevål sykehus 1963–83. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 00292001. 141(18). doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.20.0579.

Cunen, Celine; Hjort, Nils Lid & Schweder, Tore (2020). Confidence in confidence distributions! Proceedings of the Royal Society. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. ISSN 13645021. doi: 10.1098/rspa.2019.0781. Full text in Research Archive

Schweder, Tore (2017). Confidence is epistemic probability for empirical science. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. ISSN 03783758. 195, p. 116–125. doi: 10.1016/j.jspi.2017.09.016. Full text in Research Archive

De Blasi, Pierpaolo & Schweder, Tore (2017). Confidence distributions from likelihoods by median bias correction. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. ISSN 03783758. 195, p. 35–46. doi: 10.1016/j.jspi.2017.09.010. Full text in Research Archive

Diekert, Florian Klaus & Schweder, Tore (2017). Disentangling Effects of Policy Reform and Environmental Changes in the Norwegian Coastal Fishery for Cod. Land Economics. ISSN 00237639. 93(4), p. 689–709. doi: 10.3368/le.93.4.689. Full text in Research Archive

Hjort, Nils Lid & Schweder, Tore (2017). Confidence distributions and related themes. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. ISSN 03783758. 195, p. 1–13. doi: 10.1016/j.jspi.2017.09.017.

De Blasio, Fabio V; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Schweder, Tore & De Blasio, Birgitte Freiesleben (2015). A model for global diversity in response to temperature change over geological time scales, with reference to planktic organisms. Journal of Theoretical Biology. ISSN 00225193. 365, p. 445–456. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.10.031.

Koyano, Hitoshi; Serbezov, Dimitar; Kishino, Hirohisa & Schweder, Tore (2013). Fractional parentage analysis and a scalefree reproductive network of brown trout. Journal of Theoretical Biology. ISSN 00225193. 336, p. 18–35. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2013.06.038. Show summary

Reitan, Trond; Schweder, Tore & Henderiks, Jorijntje (2012). Phenotypic evolution studied by layered stochastic differential equations. Annals of Applied Statistics. ISSN 19326157. 6, p. 1531–1551. doi: 10.1214/12AOAS559. Full text in Research Archive

Schweder, Tore & Preisler, Haiganoush (2012). Introductory comments to some applied papers by David R. Brillinger. In Guttorp, Peter & Brillinger, David R. (Ed.), Selected works of David Brillinger. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. ISSN 9781461413431. p. 325–333.

Schweder, Tore & Sadykova, Dinara (2012). Information dynamics and optimal sampling in capturerecapture. Biometrika. ISSN 00063444. 99(2), p. 488–493. doi: 10.1093/biomet/ass001. Show summary

Kraugerud, Marianne; Aleksandersen, Mona; Nyengaard, JR; Østby, Gunn Charlotte; Gutleb, Arno & Dahl, Ellen [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2012). In utero and lactational exposure to PCB 118 and PCB 153 alter ovarian follicular dynamics and GnRHinduced luteinizing hormone secretion in female lambs. Environmental Toxicology. ISSN 15204081. 27(11), p. 623–634. doi: 10.1002/tox.20679.

Sadykova, Dinara; Skurdal, Jostein; Hessen, Dag Olav & Schweder, Tore (2011). Saving the largest makes a difference: exploring effects of harvest regulations by model simulations for noble crayfish, Astacus astacus. Fisheries Management and Ecology. ISSN 0969997X. 18(4), p. 307–313. doi: 10.1111/j.13652400.2011.00784.x.

Schweder, Tore; Sadykova, Dinara; Rugh, David & Koski, William (2010). Population Estimates From Aerial Photographic Surveys of Naturally and Variably Marked Bowhead Whales. Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics. ISSN 10857117. 15(1), p. 1–19. doi: 10.1007/s1325300900021. Show summary

Liow, Lee Hsiang; Skaug, Hans Julius; Ergon, Torbjørn H. & Schweder, Tore (2010). Global occurrence trajectories of microfossils: environmental volatility and the rise and fall of individual species. Paleobiology. ISSN 00948373. 36(2), p. 224–252. doi: 10.1666/08080.1.

Sadykova, Dinara & Schweder, Tore (2009). Migration ranks for bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) at Barrow in spring. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. ISSN 15610713. 11(1), p. 17–22.

Aldrin, Magne; Huseby, Ragnar Bang & Schweder, Tore (2008). A note on tuning the Catch Limit Algorithm for commercial baleen whaling. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. ISSN 15610713. 10(3), p. 191–194. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2007). Confidence nets for curves. In Nair, Vijay (Eds.), Advances in statistical modeling and inference. Essays in honor of Kjell A. Doksum. World Scientific. ISSN 9812703691.

Jorde, Per Erik; Schweder, Tore; Bickham, JW; Givens, GH; Suydam, R & Hunter, D [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2007). Detecting genetic structure in migrating bowhead whales off the coast of Barrow, Alaska. Molecular Ecology. ISSN 09621083. 16, p. 1993–2004. doi: 10.1111/j.1365294X.2007.03268.x.

Schweder, Tore (2006). The Scenario Barents Sea study: a case of minimal realistic modelling to compare management strategies for marine ecosystems. In Boyd, Ian; Wanless, Sarah & Camphuysen, C.J. (Ed.), Top Predators in Marine Ecosystems. Their Role in Monitoring and Management. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9780521847735. p. 310–323.

Waagepetersen, Rasmus & Schweder, Tore (2006). LikelihoodBased Inference for Clustered Line Transect Data. Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics. ISSN 10857117. 11, p. 264– 279 . Show summary

Skaug, Hans Julius; Øien, Nils; Schweder, Tore & Bøthun, G (2004). Abundance of minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostata) in the Northeast Atlantic: variability in time and space. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. ISSN 0706652X. 61, p. 870–886.

Skaug, Hans Julius; Øien, Nils; Schweder, Tore & Bøthun, Gjermund (2004). Abundance of minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in the Northeastern Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. ISSN 0706652X. 61, p. 870–886.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2003). Frequentist analogues of priors and posteriors. In Stigum, Bernt Petter (Eds.), Econometrics and the Philosophy of Economics. TheoryData Confrontations in Economics. Princeton University Press. ISSN 0691113009. p. 285–317.

Aldrin, Magne; Holden, Marit & Schweder, Tore (2003). Comment on Cowling's "Spatial Methods for Line Transect Surveys". Biometrics. ISSN 0006341X. 59, p. 186–188. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2003). Integrative fish stock assessment by frequentist methods: confidence distributions and likelihoods for bowhead whales. Scientia Marina. ISSN 02148358. 67, p. 89–97.

Schweder, Tore (2003). Abundance estimation from photoidentification data: confidence distributions and reduced likelihood for bowhead whales off Alaska. Biometrics. ISSN 0006341X. 59, p. 976–985.

Schweder, Tore (2003). Discussion of Kardaun, O.J.W.F, Salomé, D., Schaafsma, W., Steerneman, A.G.M., Willems, J.C. and Cox, D.R. Reflections on Fourteen Cryptic Issues Concerning the Nature of Statistical Inference. International Statistical Review. ISSN 03067734. 71, p. 303–307.

Schweder, Tore (2003). Abundance estimation from multiple photo surveys: Confidence distributions and reduced likelihoods for bowhead whales off Alaska. Biometrics. ISSN 0006341X. 59, p. 974–983.

Schweder, Tore (2002). Large structured models in applied science; challenges for statistics. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. ISSN 03036898. Vol. 29, p. 189–191.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2002). Confidence and likehood. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. ISSN 03036898. Vol. 29, p. 309–332.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2002). Confidence and likelihood. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. ISSN 03036898. 29(2), p. 309–332. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2002). Large Structured Models in Applied Sciences; Challenges for Statistics. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. ISSN 03036898. 29(2), p. 189–191.

Høst, Gudmund; Berg, Erlend; Schweder, Tore & Tjelmeland, Sigurd (2002). A Gamma/Direchlet model for estimating uncertainty in agespecific abundance of Norwegian springspawning herring. ICES Journal of Marine Science. ISSN 10543139. 59, p. 737–748. doi: 10.1006/jmsc.2001.1176. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2001). Skepsisens plass i biologien  om falske funn og fordreid usikkerhet. Biolog. ISSN 08010722. 3.

Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw; Ekeberg, Øivind & Schweder, Tore (2001). Suicide rates from 1960 to 1989 in Norwegian physicians compared with other occupational groups. Social Science and Medicine. ISSN 02779536. 52, p. 259–265. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2001). Protecting whales by distorting uncertainty: nonprecautionary mismanagement? Fisheries Research. ISSN 01657836. 52(3), p. 217–225. Show summary

Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw; Ekeberg, Øivind & Schweder, Tore (2001). Suicide rates from 1960 to 1989 in Norwegian physicians compared with other educational groups. Social Science and Medicine. ISSN 02779536. 52(2), p. 259–265. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2000). Distortion of Uncertainty in Science: Antarctic Fin whales in the 1950s. Journal of international wildlife law and policy. ISSN 13880292. 3(1), p. 73–92. Show summary

Schweder, Tore; Hagen, Gro Synøve & Hatlebakk, Einar (2000). Direct and indirect effects of minke whale abundance on cod and herring fisheries: A scenario experiment for the Greater Barents Sea. NAMMCO scientific publications. ISSN 15602206. 2, p. 120–133. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (1999). Line transecting with difficulties; lessons from surveying minke whales. In Garner, G.W.; Amstrup, S.C.; Laake, J.L.; Manly, B.F.J.; McDonald, L.L. & Robertson, D.G. (Ed.), Marine Mammal Survey and Assessment Methods. A.A.Balkema. ISSN 9058090434. p. 149–166.

Skaug, Hans Julius & Schweder, Tore (1999). Hazard models for line transect surveys with independent observers. Biometrics. ISSN 0006341X. 55, p. 29–36. Show summary

Schweder, Tore; Skaug, Hans J.; Langaas, Mette & Dimakos, Xeni Kristine (1999). Simulated likelihood methods for complex doubleplatform line transect surveys. Biometrics. ISSN 0006341X. 55, p. 678–687. Show summary

Schweder, Tore & Hagen, Gro Synøve (1999). A note on the cost of instability in whale management. Journal of Cetacean Reserch and Management. 1(2), p. 137–140. Show summary

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2016). Confidence, Likelihood, Probability. Statistical Inference with Confidence Distributions. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521861601. 511 p.

Schweder, Tore (2015). Confidence is epistemic probability.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2014). Optimal and approximate likelihood.

Schweder, Tore (2013). Integrating confidence intervals, likelihoods and condence distrubutions.

Henderiks, Jorijntje; Gerecht, Andrea; Hannisdal, Bjarte; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Reitan, Tore & Schweder, Tore [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2013). PhytoSCALE project: calibrating phytoplankton cell size as a proxy for climatic adaptation.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2013). Confidence Distribution, the Frequentist Distribution Estimator of a Parameter: A Review Discussions. International Statistical Review. ISSN 03067734. 81(1), p. 56–68. doi: 10.1111/insr.12004.

Schweder, Tore (2012). Confidence distributions and confidence likelihood: distributional inference without priors.

Hjort, Nils Lid & Schweder, Tore (2012). Structure and Uncertainty: Confidence and Likelihood.

Schweder, Tore (2012). Causal sufficiency and Markov Completeness.

Schweder, Tore (2012). Confidence distributions and confidence likelihood: distributional inference without priors.

Reitan, Trond; Schweder, Tore & Henderiks, Jorijntje (2010). Modelling Phenotypic Evolution by Stochastic Differential Equations. Show summary

Henderiks, Jorijntje; Hannisdal, Bjarte; Rickaby, Rosalind E. M.; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Reitan, Trond & Schweder, Tore (2010). Phytoplankton size: climatic adaptation and longterm evolution.

Schweder, Tore & Sadykova, Dinara (2007). Event history models for capturerecapture surveys with passively marked individuals.

Schweder, Tore & Sadykova, Dinara (2007). Event history models for capturerecapture surveys with passively marked individuals.

Schweder, Tore & Sadykova, Dinara (2007). Rough Modeling of complex photoID data for BCB bowhead whales.

Schweder, Tore; Sadykova, Dinara; Rugh, D.J. & Koski, W.R (2007). Modeling of complex photoID data for BCB bowhead whales.

Jorde, Per Erik; Schweder, Tore & Stenseth, Nils Christian (2004). The BeringChukchiBeaufort stock of bowhead whales: one homogenous population?

Schweder, Tore (2003). Statistikkens historie i Norge � faktisk uten statistikere? Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 0040716X. 44, p. 309–318.

Schweder, Tore (2003). Sjangerbrudd eller vitenskapelig uredelighet i Lomborgsaken? Økonomisk forum. ISSN 15026108. 8(3), p. 1–4.

Aldrin, Magne; Schweder, Tore & Holden, Marit (2002). Spatial distribution of whales based on the Norwegian Minke Whale Survey 19962001. Ukjent.

Schweder, Tore (2002). Forkludring av vitenskapelig usikkerhet  erfaringer fra Hvalfangstkommisjonen. Cicerone. ISSN 08040508. p. 13–15. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2001). Statistical Methods, History of: Post1900. In Smelser, Neil J. & Baltes, Paul B (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier. ISSN 0080430767. p. 15031–15037.

Schweder, Tore (2001). Skepsisens plass i biologien  om falske funn og fordreid usikkerhet. Biolog. ISSN 08010722. 19(3/4), p. 6–12. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2001). The NeymanPearson lemma for confidence distributions.

Schweder, Tore (2001). Discrete distance sampling with difficulties.

Schweder, Tore (2001). Fishers paradigmerevolusjon, et 79års jubileum.

Schweder, Tore (2001). Minnetale over Olav Reiersøl.

Schweder, Tore (2001). Abundance estimation from photoidentification data: confidence distributions and reduced likelihood for bowhead whales off Alaska.

Schweder, Tore (2001). Revolusjoner og kontrarevolusjoner i teoretisk statistikk  kan frekventistisk Bayesianisme bringe varig fred?

Schweder, Tore (2000). Integrative fish stock assessment by frequentist methods: confidence distributions and likelihoods for bowhead whales. Show summary

Schweder, Tore (2000). Confidence distributions and reduced likelihood.

Schweder, Tore (2000). Bør høye kvoter kappes ned? Bioøkonomisk modellering og simulering av torskefisket.

Schweder, Tore (2000). Bør høye kvoter kappes ned? Bioøkonomisk modellering og simulering av torskefisket. Show summary

Diekert, Florian Klaus; Schweder, Tore & Lund, Kristen (2014). From OpenAccess to Individual Quotas: Disentangling the Effects of Policy Reform and Environmental Changes in the Norwegian Coastal Cod Fishery. Økonomisk Institutt, UiO. ISSN 08098786.

Witting, Lars & Schweder, Tore (2008). Lower confidence bound on population status from catch sex ratio: applied to minke whales off West Greenland. International Whaling Commission. Show summary

Aldrin, Magne; Huseby, Ragnar Bang & Schweder, Tore (2006). Variants of the Catch Limit Algorithm. Norsk Regnesentral.

Aldrin, Magne Tommy; Storvik, Bård & Schweder, Tore (2006). Standardized catch per unit effort in minke whaling in Norwegian waters, 19521983 and 19932004. Norsk Regnesentral.

Aldrin, Magne; Huseby, Ragnar Bang & Schweder, Tore (2006). Simulation trials for a retuned Catch Limit Algorithm. Norsk Regnesentral.

Aldrin, Magne & Schweder, Tore (2005). Revision of RMP – Status of ongoing work at the Norwegian Computing Center. IWC/SC/57/RMP3. International Whaling Commission.

Schweder, Tore; Jorde, Per Erik & Stenseth, Nils Christian (2005). Temporal genetic pattern in BCB bowhead whales in the fall migration at Barrow: a reflection of a structured population? IWC/SC/57/BRG10. International Whaling Commission.

Zhu, Mian; Schweder, Tore & Hagen, Gro Synøve (2004). ScenarioC: The cod predation model. Norsk Regnesentral.

Hagen, Gro Synøve; Høst, Gudmund & Schweder, Tore (2003). Harp Seal in the ScenarioC Model. Norsk Regnesentral.

Hagen, Gro Synøve; Høst, Gudmund & Schweder, Tore (2002). Analyse av replikatdata fra Vestfjorden 2001. Norsk Regnesentral.

Fleischer, Luis A. & Schweder, Tore (2002). Gray whales on their winter grounds in Baja California Sur, México (19801998). International Whaling Commission. 54(BRG11). Show summary

Berg, Erlend; Schweder, Tore & Tvete, Ingunn Fride (2001). Statistisk modellering av kommersielle fangstdata; en illustrasjon basert på trålfangster av torsk i 1999. Norsk Regnesentral.

Aldrin, Magne; Holden, Marit & Schweder, Tore (2001). Estimation of a NeymanScott process from line transect data by a onedimensional Kfunction. Norsk Regnesentral.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (2001). Confidence and Likelihood. Økonomisk institutt. ISSN 08011117.

Hirst, David; Høst, Gudmund; Schweder, Tore; Fotland, Åge; Jakobsen, Tore & Skaug, Hans Julius [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2000). Towards a statistical model for the uncertainty in fisheries data for stock asssessment in the Barents Sea. Norsk Regnesentral.

Schweder, Tore & Hjort, Nils Lid (1999). Frequentist analogues of priors and posteriors. Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo. ISSN 8255311742.
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