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Professor Mike Wickens

Professor of Economics

+44 (0)29 208 75722
S36, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
  • MSc(London)
  • BSc(Econ)

My general research interests are in macroeconomics and finance, the connections between the two, and in developing new analytical and empirical tools.

I have published papers in the following areas:

  • Macroeconomics: intertemporal macro models, real business cycle theory, the sustainability of fiscal policy, monetary policy, exchange rate models, the consumption function.
  • Finance: Bond, equity and FOREX asset pricing; strategic asset allocation, the term structure of interest rates, the behaviour of the stock market, foreign exchange markets, international CAPM, mortgage-backed securities, commodity models.
  • Econometrics : cointegration, VAR analysis, economic convergence, rational expectations, learning, estimation theory and inference. I have advised the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee in all of their investigations since their inception: on monetary policy and globalisation.

PhD supervision research interests

  • Macroeconomics and finance, the connections between the two, and developing new analytical and empirical tools

Essays in Honour of Patrick Minford

Thursday 6 March 2014

A Special Issue of Open Economies Review has been published in honour of Professor Patrick Minford.

Additional activities

  • Former Managing Editor, The Economic Journal
  • Specialist Advisor, House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee Fellow of the CEPR Fellow of CESifo
  • Consultant to the International Monetary Fund and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation Education

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