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Wolfgang K. Härdle, born in 1953, has been director of the Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz Chair of Statistics at the Department of Economics and Business Administration at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin since 1992. He is Coordinator of the "Collaborative Research Center 649: Economic Risk". Since October 2013 he has also headed the newly established International Research Training Group, a joint project with Xiamen University in China. His research interests are smoothing methods, discrete choice models, statistical modelling of financial markets and computer-aided statistics. His more recent work deals with the modelling of implied volatilities and the statistical analysis of financial risk.