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Professor Farmer will be joining us as a Visiting Professor from this September 2016, and will be a permanent and full-time faculty member at Warwick beginning in 2018.

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Professor Farmer will be joining us as a Visiting Professor from this September 2016, and will be a permanent and full-time faculty member at Warwick beginning in 2018.

The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Roger E.A. Farmer will be visiting us from this September and then will become a permanent and full time professor at Warwick beginning in 2018.

Professor Farmer, a world-leading macro-economist is currently a Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA.

Professor Farmer is a high profile and award winning economist. He was the Senior Houblon-Norman fellow at the Bank of England in 2013 and has published numerous scholarly articles in leading academic journals as well as books which have been translated into several languages. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Research Associate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, Fellow Commoner of Cambridge University and co-editor of the International journal of Economic Theory.

He has also served as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Reserve Bank of Australia, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England and is a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He is a co-winner of the 2013 Maurice Allais Prize in Economic Science for his work on the inefficiency of financial markets; and in 2000, he received the University of Helsinki Medal in recognition of his work on self-fulfilling prophecies.

Also prolific in the media, Professor Farmer has written op eds for the Financial Times, The Guardian, Project Syndicate and VoxEu, among others.

Recent books include How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and Self-fulfilling Prophecies and Expectations, Employment and Prices. His books and recent academic papers provide a new macroeconomic paradigm and monetary and fiscal framework for economic stability in the 21st Century.

His research interests include the causes of unemployment; the role of the confidence; market psychology and self-fulfilling prophecies; the stock market and business cycle; new approaches to monetary and fiscal policy; and the role of the Fed.

Professor Farmer writes a top blog http://rogerfarmerblog.blogspot.co.uk/ and you can also follow him on twitter @farmerrf