Hub Co-Leader: Why are Economies Unstable?

Roger 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. He is also Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA. He is 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.

He has previously held positions at the University of Pennsylvania, The European University Institute and the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, Fellow Commoner of Cambridge University, and Co-Editor of the International Journal of Economic Theory. His new book, Prosperity for All: How to Prevent Financial Crises, is now available for purchase from Oxford University Press and Amazon Kindle.

Blogs by Roger E. A. Farmer

Rebuilding macroeconomics: Roger Farmer Instability Hub
Ergodicity: Rebuild Macro’s Instability Workshop Summary
On 8 March 2018, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud and I held the first meeting of the Rebuilding Macroeconomics project’s Instability Hub. There Read more.
Rebuild Macroeconomics instability Hub: An Introduction
Rebuild Macro’s Instability Hub: An Introduction
Roger Farmer - Jean-Philippe Bouchaud and I are pleased to be leading a research hub devoted to understanding why economies Read more.
Making Sense of Chaos with the Windy-Boat
Making Sense of Chaos with the Windy-Boat
Roger Farmer – Last week my Rebuild Macro colleague Doyne Farmer, asked “Are Business Cycles Chaotic?”  Doyne’s answer is that economies Read more.