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Alexander Karalis Isaac

I am an applied macroeconomist with particular interest in the non-Gaussian behaviour of economic systems


I am teaching on EC306 (Course Leader), EC107, EC331 and EC924 (Course Leader).

Advice and Feedback Hours Autumn(2020):

General office hours (academic and pastoral):

Tuesdays 09.00-10.00 and 14.00-15.00

Please book an appointment here

Bookings are in 10 min slots; please book multiple slots if you think they will be required.

RAE students' office hours only:

Fridays 09.30-10.30

For alternative appointments please email me below.

Email: a.karalis-isaac at

Pastoral and Administrative roles

I am Director of Student Experience and Progression for the MSc Economics, EIFE and BES(Econ) programmes. I am also Personal Tutor to a number of students - please visit my office hours or email me at the address below to discuss your pastoral and administrative questions.

Academic and pastoral support for MSc students: see this page 

Research Interests

Non-Gaussian macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Bond Pricing,

Markov-switching VARs, Time Varying VARs, the Markov-Binomial Distribution

Please visit my website for details of my research.