The Centre For Macroeconomics is a research centre that brings together a group of world class experts to carry out pioneering research on the study of nations’ prosperity, and the crises that afflict them, helping to design policies that will create a healthier and more resilient economy. In this new phase of the CFM, the centre will pursue fundamental research in the core areas of uncertainty and inequality as they affect, and are affected by, aggregate economic developments. It will produce applied work on three major questions facing the UK’s economy today surrounding the aftermath of Brexit, the Covid recession and future pandemic risks, and large revolutions involving the interaction of monetary and fiscal policy, automation, and climate change.
The Director of the Centre is Professor Ricardo Reis
The centre encompasses experts from Cambridge University, London School of Economics (LSE), Oxford University, University College London (UCL), the Bank of England and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR).
The centre is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the UK’s largest funder of research on economic and social issues.