The MG programme is one of the three successors to the old International Macroeconomics (IM) programme, along with International Macroeconomics and Finance (IMF) and Monetary Economics and Fluctuations (MEF).

Key areas covered are:-

  • economic growth
  • inequality
  • political economy
  • structural change

Programme Directors

Research Fellows

Daron Acemoglu

Institute Professor in the Department of Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Philippe Aghion

Professor College De France; The Kurt Björklund Chaired Professor in Innovation and Growth European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD); Visiting Professor London School Of Economics And Political Science

Ufuk Akcigit

Arnold C. Harberger Professor of Economics University Of Chicago

Yann Algan

Dean of Pre-experience Programs and Professor of Economics HEC Paris School of Management

Ingela Alger

Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse; CNRS Senior Researcher and Researcher at the Institut d’Économie Industrielle (IDEI) University of Toulouse

David Rezza Baqaee

Faculty Research Fellow National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); Associate Professor of Economics University Of California, Los Angeles

Christian Bayer

Professor of Economics, Institute for Macroeconomics and Econometrics University Of Bonn

Sascha O. Becker

Professor and Xiaokai Yang Chair of Business and Economics Monash University; Part-time Professor of Economics University Of Warwick

Roel Beetsma

Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business and Professor of Macroeconomics University Of Amsterdam

Marianna Belloc

Network Member Cesifo; Professor of Economics Sapienza University Of Rome

Graziella Bertocchi

President Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF); Professor of Economics University Of Modena And Reggio Emilia

Francesco Bianchi

Louis J. Maccini Professor of Economics Johns Hopkins University; Research Associate National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER)

Alexander Bick

Economic Policy Advisor in the Research Department Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis

Alessandra Bonfiglioli

Professor of Economics (on leave) Queen Mary University Of London; Professor of Economics University Of Bergamo; Full Professor of Economics

Gharad Bryan

Associate Professor of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Francisco Buera

Sam B. Cook Professor of Economics Washington University In St. Louis

Davide Cantoni

Ordinary Member, Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities; Professor of Economics and Economic History Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU)

Francesco Caselli

Norman Sosnow Chair in Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Tiago Cavalcanti

Adjunct Professor, EESP-FGV Sao Paulo School of Economics; Professor in Economics University Of Cambridge

Matteo Cervellati

Research Fellow Iza Institute Of Labor Economics; Director of the Department of Economics University Of Bologna

Antonio Ciccone

Professor of Macroeconomics in the Department of Economics University Of Mannheim

Mariacristina De Nardi

Consultant Federal Reserve Board of Minneapolis; Faculty Research Fellow National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); Thomas Sargent Professor University Of Minnesota

Matthias Doepke

Professor of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science; Gerald F. and Marjorie G. Fitzgerald Professor of Economic History Northwestern University

Antonio Fatás

Fellow, Macroeconomics and Growth / RPN Member, Fintech and Digital Currencies / CEPR Vice President

Giulio Fella

Professor of Economics (on leave) Queen Mary University Of London; Professor of Economics University Of Bologna

John Fernald

Schroders Chaired Professor of European Competitiveness and Reform and Professor of Economics European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD); Senior Research Adviser for International Economics (on leave) Federal Reserve Bank Of San Francisco

Marc Flandreau

Howard S. Marks Professor of Economic History University Of Pennsylvania

Raphaël Franck

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics Hebrew University Of Jerusalem

Oded Galor

Herbert H. Goldberger Professor of Economics Brown University

Gino Gancia

Professor of Economics Queen Mary University Of London

Manuel García-Santana

Affiliated Professor (on Leave) ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona School of Economics; Senior Economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the Development Research Group The World Bank

Dimitris Georgarakos

Lead Economist, DG-Research European Central Bank; Visiting Professor of Economics at the Adam Smith Business School University Of Glasgow

Maitreesh Ghatak

Director of the Development Economics Programme, STICERD; Professor of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Francesco Giavazzi

Deputy Chair of Bocconi University International Advisory Board and Professor Emeritus Bocconi University

Douglas Gollin

Governing Body Fellow at St. Antony’s College and Professor of Development Economics University Of Oxford

Mikhail Golosov

The Homer J. Livingston Professor in Economics and the College University Of Chicago

Robert J. Gordon

Stanley G. Harris Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics Northwestern University

Luigi Guiso

AXA Professor of Household Finance Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)

Nezih Guner

Research Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Professor of Economics Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI)

John Hassler

Professor of Economics Institute For International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University

David Hémous

Assistant Professor of Economics European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD); Associate Professor University Of Zurich

Jean Imbs

Research Director French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS); Professor of Economics New York University Abu Dhabi; Professor of Economics Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Sriya Iyer

Professor of Economics and Social Science University Of Cambridge

Nir Jaimovich

Professor of Economics Department of Economics, University of California San Diego

Tullio Jappelli

Research Fellow Center for Studies in Economics and Finance; Director of CSEF and Professor of Economics University Of Naples Federico II

RPN Steering Committee, Household Finance / Fellow, Asset Pricing / Fellow, Macroeconomics and Growth

Leo Kaas

Professor of Economics Goethe University Frankfurt

Joseph Kaboski

David F. and Erin M. Seng Foundation Professor of Economics University Of Notre Dame

Marc Klemp

Visiting Scholar Brown University; Associate Professor University Of Copenhagen

Miklós Koren

Professor, Department of Economics Central European University; Senior Research Fellow KRTK - Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dirk Krueger

Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics and Finance (Secondary) University Of Pennsylvania

Per Krusell

Savings Banks Foundations and Swedbank Chair in Macroeconomics, Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg chair in Economics Institute For International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University; Centennial Professor London School Of Economics And Political Science

David Lagakos

Associate Professor of Economics (with Tenure) Boston University; Lead Academic for Ghana at the International Growth Centre London School Of Economics And Political Science

Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee

Reader in Economics Queen Mary University Of London; Research Associate Toulouse School Of Economics

Andrei Levchenko

John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Alexander Ludwig

Chair of Public Finance and Macroeconomic Dynamics Goethe University Frankfurt

Ramon Marimon

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Associate Professor Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Part-time Professor European University Institute; Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Business Pompeu Fabra University

Warwick Mckibbin

Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy Australian National University

Omer Moav

Professor in the School of Economics Reichman University; Professor in the Department of Economics University Of Warwick

Benjamin Moll

Professor of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Sharun Mukand

Professor and Research Leader of Politics, Culture and Development at the CAGE Research Centre, Professor of Economics University Of Warwick

Liwa Rachel Ngai

Associate Professor, Department of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Elias Papaioannou

Academic Co-Director LBS Wheeler Institute for Business and Development; Professor of Economics London Business School

Fellow, Macroeconomics and Growth / RPN Member, Preventing Conflict: Policies for Peace / RPN Member, European Economic Policy / Fellow, Political Economy

Torsten Persson

Swedish Research Council Distinguished Professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

Thomas Philippon

Max L. Heine Professor of Finance Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU)

Josep Pijoan-Mas

Professor of Economics Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI)

Giovanni Prarolo

Associate Professor at the Department of Economics University Of Bologna

Eugenio Proto

Alec Cairncross Professor of Applied Economics and Econometrics University Of Glasgow

Veronica Rappoport

Associate Professor in the Department of Management London School Of Economics And Political Science

Sérgio Rebelo

Tokai Bank Distinguished Professor of International Finance, Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University

Dani Rodrik

Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University

Gilles Saint-Paul

Professor of Economics École Normale Supérieure; PSE Chaired Professor Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Stefanie Stantcheva

Founder of the Social Economics Lab; Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy Harvard University

Kjetil Storesletten

Professor University Of Oslo; Vice-Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Economics University Of Surrey

Nathan Sussman

Professor and Pictet Chair in Finance, Development and International Economics Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID)

Guido Tabellini

Professor of Economics, Intesa Sanpaolo Chair in Political Economics and Vice President Bocconi University

Jonathan Temple

Freelance editor and researcher Independent researcher, editor and writer University Of Bristol

Silvana Tenreyro

External Monetary Policy Committee Member Bank Of England; Professor London School Of Economics And Political Science

Andrea Tesei

Associate Professor of Economics Queen Mary University Of London

David Thesmar

Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics MIT Sloan School of Management

Mathias Thoenig

Professor of Economics at the School of Business and Economics Hec Lausanne; Centenary Visiting Professor of PPE at the Department of Economics University Of Oxford

Fellow, International Trade and Regional Economics / Fellow, Macroeconomics and Growth / RPN Member, Preventing Conflict: Policies for Peace / Fellow, Political Economy / RPN Member, Geoeconomics

Ragnar Torvik

Professor of Economics Norwegian University Of Science And Technology

Akos Valentinyi

Research Fellow Corvinus University Of Budapest; Professor of Macroeconomics in the School of Social Sciences University Of Manchester

Liliana Varela

Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance London School Of Economics And Political Science

Laura Veldkamp

Leon G. Cooperman Professor of Finance & Economics Columbia University

Jaume Ventura

Research Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Senior Researcher and Director Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI); Professor Pompeu Fabra University

Hans-Joachim Voth

Scientific Director, UBS Center for Economics in Society; UBS Foundation Professor of Economics University Of Zurich

Philippe Weil

Professor of Economics, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Business ECARES, Université Libre De Bruxelles

Charles Wyplosz

Professor Emeritus of International Economics Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID)

Fabrizio Zilibotti

Fellow, Pauli Murray College; Tuntex Professor of International and Development Economics Yale University

Research Affiliates

Zsofia Barany

Associate Professor, Department of Economics & Business Central European University

Lint Barrage

Associate Professor & Chair of Energy and Climate Economics Eth Zürich

Antonin Bergeaud

Associate Professor in the Economic Department Hec Paris; Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Performance London School Of Economics And Political Science

Christine Binzel

Full Professor of Economics, Economy and Society of the Middle East University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Timo Boppart

Associate Professor, Institute for International Economic Studies Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University; Professor for International Economics University Of St Gallen

Fernanda Brollo

Senior Economist in the Fiscal Affairs Department and the Expenditure Policy Division International Monetary Fund

Julieta Caunedo

Associate Professor in the Department of Economics Cornell University

Sena Coskun

Senior Researcher Institute for Employment Research (IAB); Assistant Professor University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Jeremiah Dittmar

Associate Professor of Economics London School Of Economics And Political Science

Georg Duernecker

Associate Professor of Economics Bibliothek Wirtscharftswiseneschaften - University of Munich; Associate Professor Goethe University Frankfurt

Maya Eden

Associate professor of Economics Brandeis University

Niklas Engbom

Assistant Professor in Economics Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU)

Axelle Ferriere

Research Fellow French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS); Chaired Professor of Economics Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Thiemo Fetzer

Professor of Economics University Of Bonn; Theme Leader for Globalisation and Global Crises, Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE); Professor of Economics University Of Warwick

Ana Figueiredo

Research Fellow Tinbergen Institute; Assistant Professor Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

François Geerolf

Associated Professor and Researcher OFCE Sciences Po; Assistant Professor of Economics University Of California, Los Angeles

Elisa Giannone

Junior Researcher Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI)

Michela Giorcelli

Research Affiliate Cesifo; Research Affiliate National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER); Associate Professor University Of California, Los Angeles

Brigitte Hochmuth

Substitute Professor of Macroeconomics University Of Bonn; Assistant Professor (on Leave) University Of Vienna

Agnes Kovacs

Assistant Professor King's Business School, King's College London; Assistant Professor (on Leave) University Of Manchester

Chiara Lacava

Assistant Professor of Economics Goethe University Frankfurt

Marti Mestieri

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Senior Economist (on leave) Federal Reserve Bank Of Chicago; Beatriz Galindo Senior Researcher Pompeu Fabra University

Roxana Mihet

Assistant Professor of Finance Hec Lausanne; Faculty Member Swiss Finance Institute

Marta Morazzoni

Research Associate Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS); Lecturer in Economics University College London

Sara Moreira

Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University

Christian Moser

Assistant Professor and Chazen Senior Scholar, Columbia Business School Columbia University

Jonna Olsson

Associate Professor of Economics (Tenure Track) Norwegian School Of Economics (nhh)

Luigi Pascali

Ramon y Cajal Fellow and Associate Professor of Economics Pompeu Fabra University; Kenen Fellow in the Department of Economics Princeton University

Giacomo Ponzetto

Affiliated Professor Barcelona School Of Economics; Senior Researcher Centre De Recerca En Economia Internacional (CREI)

Tommaso Porzio

Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School Columbia University

Marta Prato

Assistant Professor of Economics Bocconi University

Alessia Russo

Associate Professor (RTDb) in the Department of Economics and Management University Of Padua

Thomas Sampson

Associate Professor London School Of Economics And Political Science

Daniela Scur

Assistant Professor at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Cornell University

Liyan Shi

Assistant Professor of Economics at the Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon University

Christian Siegel

Deputy Director of the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre and Reader in Macroeconomics University Of Kent

Yu Zheng

Reader in the School of Economics and Finance Queen Mary University Of London