instability hub

Hub Co-Leader: Prof Roger E. A. Farmer 

Rodger FarmerRoger E. A. Farmer is the Co-Leader for Rebuild Macro’s Instability Hub and Research Director at NIESR, London. He is also a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick in the UK and a Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA. Roger is widely known as a world-leading economist and former Senior Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. He has published numerous scholarly articles in leading academic journals, as well as books that have been translated into Chinese, Italian, Vietnamese and Hungarian.

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Hub Co-Leader: Jean-Philippe Bouchaud

Jean-Philippe Bouchaud

Jean-Philippe Bouchaud is the Co-Leader for Rebuild Macro’s Instability Hub. After studying at the French Lycée of London, he graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, where he also obtained his PhD in physics. He was then appointed by the CNRS until 1992. After a year spent in the Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge), he joined the Service de Physique de l’Etat Condensé (CEA-Saclay), where he worked on the dynamics of glassy systems and on granular media.

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Each Research Hub will host a number of workshops and invite experts from a variety of disciplines to share their thoughts, and contribute towards generating new ideas within the Hub.


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