Oliver de Groot is a Professor (and currently Head of the Economics Group) at the University of Liverpool Management School and a research affiliate at the CEPR. Prior to this he has been a Principal Economist at the European Central Bank; an Assistant Professor at the University of St Andrews; an Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and the Mead Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge. He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2012. His research interests are in Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Macro-Finance, Asset Pricing and Computational Economics.