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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.

  • Fri24NovMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Mon27NovPolitical Economy Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Speaker: Mehdi Shadmehr (Calgary) http://moya.bus.miami.edu/~mshadmehr/

    Title of paper:

  • Tue28NovCWIP Lunchtime Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Tue28NovApplied Economics, Econometrics, Public Policy (CAGE) Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Speaker: Youssef Benzarti (UCLA) http://ybenzarti.weebly.com/

    Title of paper:

  • Wed29NovMTWP Lunchtime Workshop - Giulio Trigilia (Rochester)1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Giulio Trigilia (Rochester)

  • Wed29NovCAGE-AMES Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S1.50
  • Wed29NovCRETA Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Speaker: Dezso Szalay (Bonn) https://www.econtheory.uni-bonn.de/en/team/prof.-dr.-dezsoe-szalay/prof.-dr.-dezsoe-szalay

    Title of paper:

  • Thu30NovMTRG Lunchtime Workshop - Ayush Pant1:00pm - 2:00pm, S1.50

    Title "Moving the Goalposts" (Ely and Szydlowski)

  • Thu30NovDR@W Forum2:30pm - 3:45pm, Wolfson 3, Library

    Michela Redoano (Warwick, Economics)

    Title TBC, http://bsaw.ac.uk/events/drw-forum-michela-redoano-economics/

  • Thu30NovMacro/International Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Speaker: Cesar Sosa Padilla (Notre Dame)

    TItle of paper:

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar series.

  • Thu03MayMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar series.

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

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar series.

  • Fri24NovMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri01DecMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • 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
  • Nov282013Macro/International Seminar: Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick)4:00pm - 5:15pm,

    Macro/International Seminar: Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick)

    Participation Costs and Consumption Smoothing: Theory and Empirical Evidence"

  • Nov212013Macro/International Seminar: Xavier Ragot (PSE)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Xavier Ragot (PSE)

    Precautionary saving and aggregate demand
  • Nov142013Macro/International Seminar: Thomas Lubik (Richmond Fed)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Thomas Lubik (Richmond Fed)

    Indeterminacy and Learning: An Analysis of Monetary Policy in the Great Inflation

  • Nov072013Macro/International Seminar: Laura Pilossoph (NY Fed)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Laura Pilossoph (NY Fed)

    Sectoral Shocks and Move Unemployment

  • 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

  • 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
  • Nov302007CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm,

    Michael Madler (Royal Holloway)

  • Nov292007Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Lakshmi Iyer (Harvard Business School)

  • Nov292007Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Chris Boyce (Warwick, Psychology)

  • Nov282007Econometrics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Frank Windmeijer (Bristol)

  • Nov272007Macroeconomics workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Holger Breinlich (Essex)

  • Nov232007CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov232007IO Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Pedro Pereira (Portuguese Competition Authority)

  • Nov222007Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Klaus Ritzberger (IHS-Vienna)

  • Nov222007Public Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Marta Faias (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)A strategic model of club formation; incomplete information and purification of equilibria

  • Nov212007Economic Theory Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Nov202007Economic History Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
    Jordi Domenech (York)
  • Nov162007CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Caterina Calsamiglia (U Autonoma Barcelona)"Constrained School Choice: an Experimental Study"

  • Nov162007Development/Economic History Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm,
  • Nov152007Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Maitreesh Ghatak (LSE) "Establishing the Rule of Law: Competition, Legal Reform, and Market Development" (with Tim Besley)

  • Nov152007IO Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
  • Nov142007Econometrics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    cancelled

  • Nov132007Macroeconomics workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Daniel Sturm (LSE)

  • Nov092007CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Aristotelis Boukouras (Warwick)
    Political Competition and Public Good

  • Nov092007IO Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Eric Rasmusen (Indiana University)Quality-Maintaining Profits without Reputation: Unreliable Flaw-Spotting, Unreliable Law, and Discerning Consumers

  • Nov082007Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Volker Nocke (Oxford)
    Sequential Merger Review

  • Nov082007Public Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Willemien Kets (Tilbury University) "Beliefs in Network Games"

  • Nov072007Economic Theory Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Myrna Wooders (Warwick and Vanderbilt)

  • Nov062007Economic History Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79
    Chris Minns (LSE)
  • Nov022007CRETA seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S0.20

    Herve Moulin (Rice)Auctioning or assigning an object: some remarkable VCG mechanisms

  • Nov022007MSc Exam Board1:00pm - 4:00pm, S2.79
  • Nov012007Departmental Seminar4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov012007Labour Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.79

    Raffaella Sadun (LSE)Amercians do I.T. better