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Yulia Moiseeva

The MacCaLM project is delighted to welcome Dr Yulia Moiseeva as a new MacCaLM Annual Fellow. Yulia is Assistant Professor at the University of St Andrews and completed her PhD in Edinburgh under the supervision of MacCaLM investigator, Mike Elsby...

Annual Conference 2018

The 2018 Annual Conference was held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 20 June. Pieter Gautier (VU University of Amsterdam) ‘Search, Screening and Sorting’ Martin Scheffel (University of Mannheim) ‘Financial Frictions, Labor Market...

Summer Workshop 2018

The 2018 Summer Workshop took place in Edinburgh on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 June. The workshop began with a talk from José-Víctor Ríos-Rull (University of Pennsylvania) discussing the forces that drive wage dispersion. Rios-Rull showed that –...

Macro-Finance Workshop

In May 2018, the project co-hosted the 4th annual joint Macro-Finance Workshop with the Centre for Central Banking Studies at the Bank of England. The theme of the workshop was the interaction between financial markets and the wider economy. The...

Axel Gottfries

Axel joined the project as a Post Doctoral Fellow in June 2018 after completing his PhD in Economics at the University of Cambridge. His research interests focus on macroeconomics, labour economics and economic theory. Selected working papers...

Pau Pujolas

In May 2018, the project is delighted to welcome Pau Pujolas as a visiting fellow. Pau is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at McMaster University. Pau’s research interests focus on productivity, international trade, labour...

Ronald Wolthoff

In May and June 2018, the project is delighted to welcome Ronald Wolthoff as a visiting fellow. Ronald is Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labour Economics. Ronald’s research focuses...

Martin Scheffel

The project is delighted to welcome Martin Scheffel to Edinburgh in June 2018 as a visiting fellow. Martin is Professor of Applied Political Economy at the University of Mannheim. His research interest is macroeconomics with incomplete markets, with...

Rocio Madera

In May 2018, the project is delighted to welcome Rocio Madera as a visiting fellow. Rocio is Assistant Professor at the Southern Methodist University. Rocio’s research interests are in quantitative models and micro-data to answer questions on...

Gender Conference 2017

In November 2017 the project co-hosted the Gender Conference in Edinburgh, held in association with the School of Economics, Univesity of Edinburgh. The event attracted 40 delegates from the UK, Europe and the US. Topics covered included gender...

Visiting Fellow – Axel Gottfries

In mid-November 2017, the project welcomed Axel Gottfries as a visiting fellow. Axel is currently a PhD student at the University of Cambridge. His research interests focus on macroeconomics, labour economics and economic theory. He has published...

Visiting Fellow – Marc Teignier

In late October 2017, the project welcomed Marc Teignier as a visiting fellow. Marc is Assistant Professor at the Universitate de Barcelona as a member of the Centre for Research in Welfare Economics and the Economic Theory Department. His recent...

Post-Crisis Macroeconomics Workshop

On Tuesday 17th October the project held a Post-Crisis Macroeconomics Workshop in Edinburgh. The event welcomed Christina and David Romer, along with Paul Beaudry and Franck Portier to explore the topic post-crisis macroeconomics. Paul Beaudry began...

PhD Studentships

We’re delighted to announce that we have one fully-funded PhD studentship available in the area of credit and labour market foundations of the macroeconomy commencing in Autumn 2018.

Visiting Fellows – Christina and David Romer

The MacCaLM project was delighted to welcome Christina and David Romer to the University of Edinburgh from September to November 2017. Christina Romer is currently Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley...

Summer Workshop

The MacCaLM Summer Workshop took place on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 June. The workshop explored topics on macroeconomics and the labour market, market models and the effects of unemployment. Brexit and the impacts on foreign investment was explored...