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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 Summer (2019):

w/c 29/4 (week 31): Tuesday 30/4 14.00-16.00

w/c 6/5 (week 32): Tuesday 7/5 12.00-14.00

w/c 13/5 (week 33): Wednesday 15/5 13.00-15.00

w/c 20/5 (week34): Tuesday 21/5 12.00-14.00

Academic and pastoral support for MSc students: see this page 

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