Read more about our research in macroeconomics
Research within the economics department covers both theoretical and empirical macroeconomics, covering a wide range of topics within the broad areas of economic growth and development, business cycles, and macroeconomic policy. These topics include the following:
- poverty, inequality and income distribution;
- financial markets, bankruptcy and regulation;
- institutions, governance and corruption;
- population change and demographic transition;
- labour markets, human capital and unemployment;
- foreign aid and international economics;
- fiscal policy and public finance;
- monetary policy, inflation and central banking;
- imperfect competition and nominal rigidities;
- international macroeconomics and the world economy;
- expectations, learning and agent heterogeneity;
- quantitative economic history.
Many of our staff members are also affiliated with the Growth and Business Cycles Research Group.
- Pierre-Richard Agenor - development macroeconomics, monetary policy and international finance, labour economics.
- Michele Berardi - expectations, learning, information.
- George J Bratsiotis - monetary policy.
- M Emranul Haque - development, growth.
- Patrick Macnamara - quantitative macroeconomics, firm dynamics, inequality, heterogeneity.
- Paul Middleditch - monetary policy, DSGE models, Bayesian estimation, pedagogy.
- Aruni Mitra - labour economics, household finance.
- Kyriakos Neanidis - development, financial economics.
- Nuno Palma - economic history, growth and development, monetary economics.
- Raffaele Rossi - quantitative macroeconomics, applied econometrics, public economics.
- Akos Valentinyi - growth and development, structural transformation.
Regular presentations by colleagues from other institutions take place in our weekly seminar series.