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Macroeconomics and International

We have an active Macro and International Economics research group at The University of Warwick.

Each week we hold an external seminar, an internal workshop and a reading group. In addition to the faculty members listed below, a large group of high quality PhD students participate in these events.

Our key research areas and topics:

  • Macroeconomics, business cycles, labour markets, monetary economics

  • Growth, institutions and development

  • International economics, finance, exchange rates, sovereign debt

  • International trade

Our activities

Macro and International Economics Seminar
Thursday, 4.00-5.30pm
For external speakers from top-level academic institutions across the world.

Organisers: Roberto Pancrazi and Guillermo Noguera

Macro and International Economics Workshop
Friday, 1.00-2.00pm
For faculty and PhD students at Warwick, and occasional external speakers, to present their work and give feedback to each other.

Organisers: Juan Carlos Castro Fernandez and Luca Zavalloni (with Michael McMahon and Thijs van Rens)

Macro Reading Group
Wednesday, 12.00-1.00pm
For PhD students and faculty with short presentations and discussion of important recent papers in macroeconomics.

Organisers: Roberto Pancrazi and Marija Vukotic

View the full details on our upcoming and past workshop and reading group events.

  • Thu14DecSMT Meeting11:00am - 12:00pm, S1.132
  • Thu14DecOperations Committee2:15pm - 3:15pm, S1.132
  • Wed17JanPostgraduate Live Chat12:00pm - 1:00pm, Online

    Chat directly with University admissions staff to get your postgraduate questions answered.

  • Wed07FebDepartment Meeting2:00pm - 4:00pm, S2.79

    Agenda and papers to follow in due course.

  • Mon12FebPolitical Economy Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Alexander Fouirnaies (Chicago Harris) http://fouirnaies.com/

  • Tue13FebApplied Economics, Econometrics, Public Policy (CAGE) Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Jean Laurent Rosenthal (Caltech) http://people.hss.caltech.edu/~jlr/jlr.htm

  • Thu15FebMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Andrew Bernard (Dartmouth College)

  • Thu15FebMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Andrew Bernard (Dartmouth College)

  • Thu22FebMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Peter Karadi (ECB)

  • Thu01MarMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Beata Javorcik (Oxford)

  • Tue06MarApplied Economics, Econometrics and Public Policy (CAGE) Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Gharad Bryan (LSE) http://www.lse.ac.uk/economics/people/facultyPages/GharadBryan.aspx

  • Thu08MarMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Linda Golberg (NY Fed) https://www.newyorkfed.org/research/economists/goldberg/index.html

  • Thu15MarMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Axelle Ferriere (EUI) https://sites.google.com/a/nyu.edu/axelleferriere/

  • Thu26AprMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Diego Perez (NYU)

  • Thu03MayMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, TBA

    Luca Gambetti (UAB) http://pareto.uab.es/lgambetti/

  • Thu10MayMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Alejandro Justiniano (Chicago Fed) https://www.chicagofed.org/Home/people/j/justiniano-alejandro

  • Thu17MayMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    Julian Di Giovanni (UPF)

  • Apr272017Vasco Carvalho (Cambridge) - Macro/International Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S0.20, Social Sciences Building

    Vasco Carvalho will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Mar162017Macro/International Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79, Social Sciences Building

    Further details will be available in due course.

  • Mar092017Helene Rey (LBS)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79, Social Sciences Building

    Helene Rey will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Mar022017Kevin Sheedy (LSE) Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79, Social Sciences Building

    Kevin Sheedy will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further information will be available in due course.

  • Feb162017Ester Faia (Goethe)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79, Social Sciences Building

    Ester Faia will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further informaiton will be available in due course.

  • Dec012016Evi Pappa (EUI)1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Further details of this seminar will be available in due course.

  • Nov242016Joaquin Blaum (Brown University) Seminar1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Joaquin Blaum will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Nov172016Kristian Behrens (Montreal)1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Kristian Behrens will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Nov102016Yi Wen (St Louis Fed)1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Yi Wen will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further information will be available in due course.

  • Nov032016Pawel Zabczyk (Bank of England)1:15pm - 2:45pm, To be advised

    Pawel Zabczyk will be presenting as part of the Political Economy Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Oct272016Macro/International Seminar1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Further details of this seminar will be available in due course.

  • Oct202016Natalia Ramondo (UCSD)1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Natalia Ramondo will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Oct132016Macro/International Seminar1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Further details of this seminar will be available in due course.

  • Jun162016Macro/International Seminar - Jessie Handbury (Wharton)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May262016Macro/International Seminar - Brian Kovak (CMU)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May192016Macro/International Seminar - Vincenzo Quadrini (USC)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May122016Macro/International Seminar - Franck Portier (TSE)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Apr282016Macro/International Seminar - Francesc Ortega (CUNY)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar172016Macro/International Seminar - Mary Amiti (NY Fed)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar102016Macro/International Seminar - Jim Tybout (Penn State)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar032016Macro/International Seminar - TBA4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Feb252016Macro/International Seminar - Ricardo Reis (LSE)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Dec032015Macro/International Seminar - Simon van Norden (HEC Montreal)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov262015Macro/International Seminar - Oded Galor (Tel Aviv)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov192015Macro/International Seminar - Ctirad Slavik (Goethe)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov122015Macro/International Seminar - Almuth Scholl (Constance)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Oct292015Macro/International Seminar - Andreas Moxnes (Olso)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Oct222015Macro/International Seminar - Kalina Manova (Oxford)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Oct152015Macro/International Seminar - Leonardo Melosi (Chicago Fed)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May282015Macro / International Seminar - Vivian Yue (Emory)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May212015Macro/International Seminar - Pablo Kurlat (Stanford)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May142015Macro/International Seminar - Dirk Krueger (UPenn)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May072015Macro/International Seminar - Pol Antras (Harvard)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis” (by Alfaro, Laura, Pol Antràs, Davin Chor, and Paola Conconi. 2015)

  • Apr302015Macro/International Seminar - Mathias Thoenig (HEC Lausanne)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar172015Macro/International Seminar - Mary Amiti (NY Fed)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar122015Macro/International Seminar - TBC4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Feb262015Macro/International Seminar - Ralph Ossa (Chicago Booth)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov272014Macro/International Seminar - David Atkin (UCLA)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    "Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial"; download the paper (pdf)

  • Nov202014"Exporters and Shocks: Dissecting the International Elasticity Puzzle" - Doireann Fitzgerald (FRB Minneapolis)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov132014Macro/International Seminar - Treb Allen (Northwestern)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Treb Allen (Northwestern)

    Universal Gravity

  • Nov062014Macro/International Seminar - Francois Gourio (FRB Chicago)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Francois Gourio (FRB Chicago)

    Financial distress and endogenous uncertainty

  • Oct302014Macro/International Seminar - Almut Balleer (IIES)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Almut Balleer (IIES)

    Financial Market Imperfections and the Pricing Decision of Firms: Theory and Evidence

  • Oct162014Macro/International Seminar - Valerie Ramey (UC-San Diego)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May222014Macro/International Seminar: Susanto Basu (Boston College)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Susanto Basu (Boston College)

    "Productivity and Welfare of Nations"

  • May152014Macro/International Seminar: Philipp Kircher (Edinburgh)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Philipp Kircher (Edinburgh)

    Matching and Sorting in a Global Economy (joint with Elhanan Helpman and Gene Grossman)

  • May012014Macro/International Seminar: Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA)

  • Apr242014Macro/International Seminar: Philippe Martin (Sciences Po, Paris)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Philippe Martin (Sciences Po, Paris)

    "Inspecting the Mechanism: Leverage and the Great Recession in the Eurozone" co-authored with Thomas Philippon

  • Mar132014Macro/International Seminar: Vincent Sterk (UCL)4:00pm - 5:15pm,
  • Mar062014Macro/International Seminar: Mark Aguiar (Princeton)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S0.21

    Macro/International Seminar: Mark Aguiar (Princeton)

  • Feb272014Macro/International Seminar: David Hemous (INSEAD)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79
  • Dec012017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Nov242017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Nov172017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Nov102017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Nov032017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Oct272017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Oct202017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Oct132017Macro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Jun302017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Anthony Tuckwell (Warwick)

  • Jun232017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Alex Karalis (Warwick)

  • Jun162017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Stefano Eusepi (NY Fed)

  • Jun082017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Ayesgul Sahin (NY Fed)

    Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit (with Fatih Karahan and Ben Pugsley)

  • Dec022016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Horng Wong will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov252016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Lawrence Uren (Melbourne) will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov182016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Giovanni Nicolo will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov112016Macro and Economics International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov042016Macro and International Economics Group - Ali Moghaddasi1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Ali Moghaddasi

  • Oct282016Macro and International Economics Group - Alex Karalis1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Alex Karalis

  • Oct212016Macro and International Economics Group - Juan Carlos Castro Fernandez1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    JUan Carlos Castro Fernandez

  • Oct142016Macro and International Economics Group - Thijs van Rens1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Thijs van Rens

  • Oct072016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Year 1 PhD Forum

  • Feb222008macroeconomics workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Atsuyoshi Morozumi (Warwick)

  • Feb212008Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Tim Besley (LSE)

    Household External Finance and Consumption
  • Feb212008Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm,
  • Feb202008Econometrics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Feb192008Macroeconomics seminar2:00pm - 3:00pm, R0.3-4

    Roman Ranciere (IMF) Systemic Crises and Growth, 2-3pm in Room R0.3-4.

  • Feb192008Macroeconomics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Feb152008CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Marzena J Rostek (Wisconsin-Madison) and Marek Weretka (Wisconsin-Madison): Frequent Trading and Price Impace in Thin Markets

  • Feb152008Industrial Organisation Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Aron Toth (Warwick)

  • Feb142008Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Chris Woodruff (San Diego/LSE)

  • Feb142008Public Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Emanuele Bracco (Warwick)

  • Feb132008Theory Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Sushama Murty (Warwick)

  • Feb122008Macroeconomics Workshop5:00pm - 7:30pm, S2.79

    Marcel Fratzscher (ECB)

    U.S. Shocks and Global Exchange Rate Configurations (Presentation for the MSc in International Finance in room S2.79 from 5.00-7.30pm)

  • Feb112008Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, TBA

    Jean Imbs (Lausanne)

  • Feb082008CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Bhaskar Dutta (Warwick)

  • Feb082008Development/Economic History1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Feb072008Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Adam Rosen (UCL)

  • Feb072008Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Asako Ohinata (Warwick)

  • Feb062008Econometrics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Jennie Castle (Nuffield College and Dept. of Economics, Oxford)

  • Feb052008Macroeconomics Workshop2:00pm - 3:00pm, H303
    2-3pm, Room H303
  • Feb052008Macroeconomics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Nicolas Coeurdacier (London Business School)
    International Portfolios with Supply, Demand and Redistributive Shocks

  • Feb012008CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Marcus Miller (Warwick) "Punishment without Crime? Prison as a worker discipline device

  • Feb012008Industrial Organisation Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm,

    Rufus Pollock (Cambridge University)

    "Cumulative Innovation, Sampling and the Hold-up Problem"

    (Related paper here)

  • Jan312008Public Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Massimo Bordignon (Catholic University Milan)

  • Jan302008Joint History/Sociology/Economics seminar:5:00pm - 6:00pm, R2.41 (Ramphal Building)

    Lewis Siegelbaum (Michigan State and Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study) "The Faustian Bargain of the Soviet Automobile"

    Siegelbaum is a widely respected historian of Soviet Russia, best known for research on labour history including Stakhanovism (the rate-busting campaigns of the 1930s), the socialisation of industrial workers, a study of "Stalinism as a way of life," and the worker protests of the late 1980s. Contact Mark Harrison if you would like to meet him between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.

  • Jan302008Theory Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Angel Hernando-Veciana (Universidad Carlos III -Madrid, Spain).

  • Jan292008Theory Workshop3:00pm - 4:00pm, S0.10

    Antonella Ianni (EUI)

  • Jan292008Macroeconomics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Morten Ravn (EIU)

  • Jan252008CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S0.19

    Peter Hammond (Warwick)

  • Jan242008Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Jan242008Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Ian Walker (Warwick)

  • Jan232008Econometric Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Raffaella Giacomini (UCL)

  • Jan232008PhD Student Seminar Series1:00pm - 1:30pm, Room S2.86
  • Jan182008CRETA Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Jayasri Dutta (Birmingham)

  • Jan172008Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Guido Tabellini(Bocconi)

  • Jan172008Public Economics1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Eugenio Proto and Sayantan Ghosal (Warwick)

  • Jan162008Theory Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Tommaso Gabrieli (Warwick)

  • Jan152008Economic History/Development1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Stephen Redding (LSE)

  • Jan102008Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Jan102008Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Jan092008Econometrics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
    Sobkae (Simon) Lee (UCL)
  • Dec132007CRETA Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Simon Board (UCLA)"Relational contracts with on-the-job-search"

  • Dec122007Economic History Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Dec102007Extra seminar1:00pm - 3:00pm, S2.79

    Julia Thomas and Aubhik Khan

  • Dec072007CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, Seminar Room (G27), 90 Vincent Drive, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham.

    Economic Theory Workshop, organized by the Economic Theory Group (Birmingham) and CRETA (Warwick).

  • Dec072007IO Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Stephen Jeffrey (Warwick)Quantile Frontier Estimation

  • Dec062007Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Bard Harsted (Northwestern)

  • Dec062007Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Bert Van Landeghem(Leuven), Land and Happiness: Land Ownership and Subjective Well-Being in a Transition Economy

  • Dec052007PhD Student Seminar Series4:00pm - 4:30pm, S2.79

    Marta Ferreira-Dias

  • Dec052007Theory Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Andres Carvajel (University of Warwick)

  • Dec042007Economic History Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
    Nikolaus Wolf (Warwick)“ Was Germany Ever United