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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), EC104; EC107; EC331 and EC924 (Course Leader)

Advice and Feedback Hours Autumn (2018):

TUESDAY 20/11 - 12.00-14.00 only, for all students inc. MScs

Friday 2/11/18: CANCELLED

Tuesday 6/11/18: likely 13-14.00 and 15.00-16.00 - see here for updates on Tuesday.

Academic advice and feedback: Tuesdays 12.00-14.00

Academic and pastoral support for MSc students: Tuesday 11.00-12.00; Friday 11.00-12.00

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

Please visit my website for details of my research.

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