Congratulations to CEPR Researcher Wendy Carlin, who was elected Fellow of the British Academy. Each year, the British Academy elects to its fellowship up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved distinction in any branch of the humanities and social sciences. Thanks to her work on macroeconomics, institutions as an influence on economic performance, and economics of transition, Wendy now joins a community of over 1,400 distinguished scholars.

Wendy Carlin is a Research Fellow for CEPR's Monetary Economics and Fluctuations programme and a Member of  CEPR's newly created Inequality and the Role of Firms RPN. Wendy is a Professor of Economics at UCL. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, the economics of transition, and economics education. She directs the international collaborative CORE (Curriculum Open Access Resources for Economics) project. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the UK Office for Budget Responsibility and a Council Member of the Royal Economic Society. In 2015, she was awarded the CBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours list for services to economics and public finance.

Read more about Wendy and other newly elected Fellows of the British Academy here.