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Alexander Karalis Isaac

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

Please visit my website for details of my research and links to courses I am teaching on


I am teaching on EC306 (Course Leader),EC104; EC108; EC107; EC331 and EC924 (Course Leader)

Advice and Feedback Hours, Summer 2018. For academic weeks 30-34 I will have regular office hours:

Week 33 (4th week)

Tuseday office hours will be 13.00-14.00 due to exam commitments.

Week 34 (5th week)

Tuseday 12.00-14.00. I.e. no Monday office hours.

Week 35 (6th week).

Tuseday 11.00-12.00 and 15.00-16.00

Outside of these times, please email for an appointment.

I have additional pastoral office hours for MSc students 11.00-12.00 Tuesdays.

My room is S0.80 on the ground floor of the Economics Department.

Research Interests

Non-Gaussian macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Bond Pricing,

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

Pastoral Duties

I am Senior Tutor for the MSc Economics, EIFE and BES(Econ) programmes, and 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.

Email: a.karalis-isaac at