Tomohiro Ando joined Melbourne Business School in 2015 as an Associate Professor of Management.

After completing his PhD in Mathematics at Kyushu University in Japan, Tomohiro held a number of visiting scholar and associate professor positions at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, UCLA, UC Berkeley and Keio Business School.

Tomohiro has also consulted and taught executive education for a number of companies in the finance, luxury hotels, asset management and banking industries.

Tomohiro’s research focuses on Bayesian analysis and has appeared in the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Econometrics and other distinguished publications.

Tomohiro teaches Data Analysis and Consulting on the part-time MBA and Master of Business Analytics programs.


Clustering huge number of financial time series: A panel data approach with high-dimensional predictors and factor structures’, Ando, T & Bai, J, June 2016, Journal of the American Statistical Association, online.

Panel data models with grouped factor structures under unknown group membership’, Ando, T & Bai, J, 2016, Journal of Applied Econometrics, vol. 31, no, 1, pp. 163–191.

A model averaging approach for high-dimensional regression’, Ando, T & Li, K-C, 2014, Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 109, no. 505, pp. 254–265.

A direct Monte Carlo approach for Bayesian analysis of the seemingly unrelated regression model’, Zellner, A & Ando, T, November 2010, Journal of Econometrics, vol. 159, no. 1, pp. 33–45.

Bayesian predictive information criterion for the evaluation of hierarchical Bayesian and empirical Bayes models, Ando, T, 2007, Biometrika, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 443–458.


Tomohiro Ando
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS PHD, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY; BA, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY AREAS OF EXPERTISE Big data, data analytics TOPICS Strategic analytics, Bayesian analysis INDUSTRIES Hospitality, banking, consulting, higher education, finance, marketing, operations, strategic management GEOGRAPHIES Japan, Australia, US Contact: