Professor John Fender

Professor of Macroeconomics

Department of Economics

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About

Leader of the Cluster for Research in Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Finance.

Deputy Head of Department.

Qualifications

MA, MPhil, DPhil (Oxford)

Research

RESEARCH GROUP:

Money, Macroeconomics and Finance

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

 

Franchise extension and public sector capital; information cascades and revolutions; gradual franchise extension; open economy macroeconomics with intertemporal optimisation and staggered wage setting; monetary policy; fiscal policy; local government finance; economics and philosophy.

Other activities

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

(with C.J. Ellis), 'Corruption and transparency in a growth model.' International Tax and Public Finance, 13(2 - 3), May 2006, pp. 115 - 149. 

(with P.J.N. Sinclair), 'On risk aversion and investment - a theoretical approach.' Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 162 (4), December 2006, pp. 601 - 26.

 (with C.J. Ellis), 'The economic evolution of democracy. 'Economics of Governance, published online September 2008.

(with N. Rankin),  ‘A Further Contribution towards Explaining why Disinflation through Currency Pegging may Cause a Boom: the Role of Forward-Looking Wage Setting’, Journal of International Money and Finance, 30, April 2011, pp. 516 - 536.

(with C.J. Ellis), ‘Information Cascades and Revolutionary Regime Transitions’, Economic Journal, 121 (553) June 2011, pp. 763 - 792.

Monetary Policy, Wiley, February 2012.

'Altruism and economics.' In Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, second edition, (edited by R. Chadwick), Academic Press, 2012.

Expertise

The current economic situation; government debt; budget deficit; inflation; monetary policy; interest rates; recession; unemployment; local government finance; council tax; housing; ethical issues and economics; stock market; immigration; credit crunch; exchange rates; economic aspects of crime and education

Media experience

John is an experienced media commentator on a wide range of issues related to the UK economy from interest rates to government debt.

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