EARG Research Areas

Key research areas at present

  • Debt-neutral fiscal policy reallocations to reduce inequality in middle-income countries
  • The implications of the COVID-19 pandemics: macro, mirco, and econometric dimensions
  • Internal rationality and learning in small open economies
  • Monetary policy, labor market institutions, unemployment, and gender gaps
  • Cryptocurrencies and community currencies: possible uses and failures
  • Equilibrium determinacy and optimal policy in New Keynesian models of small open economies with credit-constrained consumers
  • Analysis of ‘big data’ from social media from a microeconomic and macroeconomic perspective
  • Better use of qualitative data to gain a fuller understanding of economic events
  • Efficiency of banks in an international context
  • Modelling inflation and monetary policy design: international perspectives
  • Formulation, estimation and simulation of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models
  • Political macroeconomics and socio-economic dynamics
  • Bounded nonstationarity: theory and applications to financial markets
  • Forecasting in sport

Recent research areas

  • History of econometric thought
  • Economic analysis of the National Health Service
  • Household decisions on debt and default
  • Determinants of illegal immigration
  • Econometric analysis of non-stationary time series
  • Implications of different banking structures for economic growth and credit rationing
  • Empirical support for the small open-economy New Keynesian Phillips curve
  • Alternative methods to estimate exchange-rate pass-through on prices in macrodata
  • Economic growth in the very long run
Economics Analysis Research Group