Professor James Taylor

james taylor

MA Camb, MSc Lanc, MA Oxf, PhD Lond
Departmental Profile

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Professor James Taylor

Professor of Decision Science

Fellow; Sports Fellow

James' research is in the area of time series forecasting.

James currently teaches analytics courses for the Oxford MBA and Executive MBA Programmes.

James has more than forty published and accepted research papers to his name. His main research interest is probabilistic forecasting applied to a variety of contexts, including energy, the environment, finance and retail. The journals in which he has had papers published include Management ScienceJournal of the American Statistical AssociationJournal of Business and Economic Statistics, and Monthly Weather Review. James is a former Associate Editor of the International Journal of Forecasting and Management Science. He has an undergraduate degree in Maths from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Operational Research from the University of Lancaster, and a PhD in Time Series Forecasting from London Business School. He taught at London Business School for three years before joining Saïd Business School in 1999.