Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL), Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, and Fellow of the European Economic Association.
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 acted as a consultant for international organizations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London, and the World Bank.
She has co-authored three macroeconomics books with David Soskice. Macroeconomics and the Wage Bargain (1990),
Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies (2006) and
Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System (2015).
The third book integrates the financial system into the macroeconomic model to allow for analysis of financial cycles as well as business cycles and growth.
Professor Carlin is leading an international project – the CORE project – currently funded by a number of organisations which can be found here. The CORE project has published The Economy, which is free on-line at www.core-econ.org.
In 2016 Wendy was awarded the CBE for services to economics and public finance.