Wendy Carlin

Scientific Council at Paris School of Economics (PSE), External Professor at Santa Fe Institute, Professor of Economics at University College London

Wendy Carlin (DPhil Oxford University, 1987) is Professor of Economics at UCL. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, the economics of transition, and economics education. She was Joint Managing Editor of Economics of Transition with Philippe Aghion for more than a decade. She has published papers with a number of co-authors on subjects including economic restructuring in transition; ownership, finance and growth; competitiveness and export performance; competition and growth in transition; the Eurozone crisis; German economic performance; new Keynesian macroeconomics; machine learning-based analysis of what economists learn.With David Soskice, she is the author of three macroeconomics books, the most recent of which is Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System (OUP, 2015). Their books have led the way in modernising the teaching of macroeconomics by introducing the IS/PC/MR model for open and closed economies and by integrating the financial system. She directs the international collaborative CORE (Curriculum Open Access Resources for Economics) project (www.core-econ.org), which produce new free online economics textbooks. With Imran Rasul, she directs the Stone Centre on Wealth Concentration, Inequality and the Economy at UCL. 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.