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Professor of Economics, UCL

Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). After more than a decade she has stepped down as co-managing editor (with Philippe Aghion) of Economics of Transition. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, and the economics of transition.

She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the UK's Office for Budget Responsibility.

She has co-authored with David Soskice three macroeconomics books: Macroeconomics and the Wage Bargain (OUP, 1990) and Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies (OUP, 2006), and Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System (OUP). She is leading an international project - the CORE project - to reform the undergraduate economics curriculum.


  • –present
    Professor of Economics, University College London
  • 2013–present
    Director, The CORE Project