Macro Reading Group

Lincoln Macro Reading Group
It is regular bi-weekly meetings to discuss the most recent and relevant publications/article in the field. It seeks to

  • advance scholarly interaction and debate among students at UoL,
  • help develop the participants’ public speaking and presentation skills,
  • stimulate discussion with like-minded peers in an intellectually,
  • support teaching and research in the field.

LMRG welcomes faculty, independent scholars, graduate students and undergraduate students with an interest in macroeconomics and related fields.

Rule: One of the students will make 30-minutes presentations, presenters should prepare slides. All participants are expected to read the paper and command. Please note that everyone has to read the predetermined paper

Get in touch!
LMRG is organized by Ishak Demir,  Leonardo Eugster, and Chok Tsering. If this piqued your interest please get in touch with Leonardo Eugster (17652079@students.lincoln.ac.uk) who will put you on the mailing list.

Papers:

3rd April 2019 (Week 28)
J. H. Cochrane (1994), Shocks. Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy
Presenter: Matthew Towers
Room: DCB1103
Time: 13:30-14:30

20th March 2018 (Week 26)
R. Lucas (1977), Understanding Business Cycles. Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy.
Presenter: Kieran James
Room: DCB1106
Time: 13:00-14:00

6th December 2018 (Week 11)
A. W. Phillips (1958), The Relation Between Unemployment and the Rate of Change of Money Wage Rates in the United Kingdom, 1861–1957. Economica
Presenter: Chok Tsering

29th November 2018 (Week 10)
Gorton, Gary B. and Metrick, Andrew, “Getting up to Speed on the Financial Crisis: A One-Weekend-Reader’s Guide” (January 11, 2012)
Presenter: TBC

15th November 2018 (Week 8)
Richard A. Easterlin(2001), “Income and Happiness: Towards a Unified Theory” The Economic Journal, Vol. 111, No. 473 (Jul., 2001), pp. 465-484
Presenter: Leonardo Eugster