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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, EC924 (Course Leader) and EC342.

Advice and Feedback Hours Summer (2020): updates will be posted here weekly.

w/c 11/5

EC306 - 08.00-09.30 12/5. Join through the Outlook invite or the Teams app - see office hours channel on Times Series EC306 Team

Personal tutor hour 09.30-10.00 on 12/5. Join through the Zoom link in your email account and wait to be admitted.

Other - (e.g. EC107) please email me

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.