Clearing 2021
Department of Economics

Macroeconomics Research Seminar Series

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Join leading scholars as they present the latest in macroeconomic research

The Macroeconomics Research Seminar Series showcases the latest thinking from the field of macroeconomics.

This seminar series aims to address cutting edge questions in macroeconomics, from inequality and taxation, to growth, business cycles, and structural change. In particular, this series focuses on research which tackles important real-world issues, while using tools at the forefront of modern macroeconomic research, such as heterogeneous-agent modelling and micro-data. These talks will be delivered by scholars from across the UK, Europe, and the world, bringing together expertise from a variety of sources, including academia and central banking.

These seminars will be presented via Zoom and will be held on Wednesday afternoons between 4pm and 5pm. This is an open seminar series and all levels of study and members of the public are welcome. In order to gain access to the Zoom meeting and reserve your place, please contact our seminar organiser.

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Previous Seminars in the Macroeconomics Series

Spring 2021

  • National Wage Setting by Jonathon Hazell on Friday 26th February 2021 at 4pm (GMT)
  • Consumer Bankruptcy as Aggregate Demand Management by Kurt Mitman on Friday 26th March at 4pm (GMT)

Autumn 2020

  • Grantmaking by Marco Ottaviani on Tuesday 6th October 2020 at 4pm (BST)
  • Labor-Market Hysteresis and Persistent Paradox-of-Thrift Recessions by Erik Oberg on Friday 6th November at 4pm (GMT)
  • The Long-Term Distributional and Welfare Effects of Covid-19 School Closures by Nicola Fuchs-Sch√ľndeln  on Friday 20th November at 4pm (GMT)
  • Monetary policy and the mortgage market by Karin Kinnerud on Friday 27th November at 4pm (GMT)


Contact the seminar organiser
Contact the seminar organiser
Dr Alexander Clymo Department of Economics
University of Essex
The Department of Economics University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 872728